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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. SAP IQ

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.17
Rank#333  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score3.82
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Document stores
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#47  Relational DBMS
Score3.58
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clshelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQ
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.InterSystemsSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201520181994
Current release2023.3, June 202316.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
AIX
Linux
macOS
Ubuntu
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesyes
Triggersnoyesyes
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 nodesnoneSource-replica replicationSAP/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 tablesyesyes
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 controlnoyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigObjectInterSystems IRISSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
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