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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud PolarDB vs. SAP IQ vs. TerminusDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.76
Rank#215  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score2.62
Rank#105  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­en/­polardb/­product-overviewhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperAlibabaSAP, formerly SybaseDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release19942018
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 201911.0.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageProlog, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSAP/Sybase Replication ServerJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control
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