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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Google BigQuery vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Google BigQuery vs. SAP IQ

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score2.87
Rank#106  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score48.89
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score4.65
Rank#81  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsGoogleSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201220101994
Current release0.22.1, December 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions infoin JavaScriptyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basednoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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