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DBMS > BigObject vs. Quasardb vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Quasardb vs. SAP IQ

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score0.20
Rank#330  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#352  Overall
#35  Time Series DBMS
Score3.96
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.ioquasar.aiwww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodoc.quasar.ai/­masterhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQ
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.quasardbSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201520091994
Current release3.14.1, January 202416.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 infowith tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoconsistent hashingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integrationHadoop 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 datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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