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DBMS > BigObject vs. Pinecone vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Pinecone vs. SAP IQ

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonPinecone  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA managed, cloud-native vector databaseColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedVector DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score0.20
Rank#330  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score3.37
Rank#103  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Score3.96
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.pinecone.iowww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQ
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Pinecone Systems, IncSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201520191994
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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)
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesString, Number, Booleanyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesPythonC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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