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DBMS > BigObject vs. SAP IQ vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. SAP IQ vs. VoltDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#333  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score3.58
Rank#93  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score1.51
Rank#165  Overall
#75  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iohelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseVoltDB Inc.
Initial release201519942010
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 201911.3, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeyesyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesJava
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers and roles with access to stored procedures

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