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DBMS > BigObject vs. GigaSpaces vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. GigaSpaces vs. SAP IQ

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
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Score0.20
Rank#330  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score1.27
Rank#184  Overall
#31  Document stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.96
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.gigaspaces.comwww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmlhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQ
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Gigaspaces TechnologiesSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201520001994
Current release15.5, September 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatano
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-99 for query and DML statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesyes
Triggersnoyes, event driven architectureyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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