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System Properties Comparison Splunk vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytics Platform for Big DataA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelSearch engineTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score88.71
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score1.42
Rank#161  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.splunk.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunkdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperSplunk Inc.VictoriaMetrics
Initial release20032018
Current releasev1.91, May 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.yesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTGraphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles

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