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DBMS > BigObject vs. HarperDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. HarperDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesUltra-low latency distributed database with an intuitive REST API supporting NoSQL and SQL (including joins). Deployment of functions and databases simultaneously with a consolidated node-level architecture.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.17
Rank#333  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#255  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score3.58
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.ioharperdb.iowww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.ioharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQ
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.HarperDBSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201520171994
Current release3.1, August 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON data typesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clustershared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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