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DBMS > Apache Druid vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

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NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.27
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#6  Time Series DBMS
Score4.93
Rank#72  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#298  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsSAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release201219942011
Current release0.21.0, April 202116.1 SPS04, April 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
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 integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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