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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Drizzle vs. SAP IQ
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|BigObject Xexclude from comparison
|Drizzle Xexclude from comparison
|SAP IQ former name: Sybase IQ Xexclude from comparison
|Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
|Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queries
|MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.
|Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
|Primary database model
|Relational DBMS a hierachical model (tree) can be imposed
|Relational DBMS column-oriented
|Drizzle project, originally started by Brian Aker
|SAP, formerly Sybase
|7.2.4, September 2012
|16.1 SPS04, April 2019
|License Commercial or Open Source
|commercial free community edition available
|Open Source GNU GPL
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service
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|Server operating systems
|Linux distributed as a docker-image
OS X distributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows distributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.
|SQL Support of SQL
|SQL-like DML and DDL statements
|yes with proprietary extensions
|APIs and other access methods
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
|Supported programming languages
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures
|no hooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes
|shared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes
|SAP/Sybase Replication Server
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system
|Foreign keys Referential integrity
|yes automatically between fact table and dimension tables
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data
|yes Read/write lock on objects (tables, trees)
|Durability Support for making data persistent
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.
|User concepts Access control
|Pluggable authentication mechanisms e.g. LDAP, HTTP
|fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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|SAP IQ former name: Sybase IQ
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