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DBMS > CrateDB vs. EJDB vs. GBase vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. EJDB vs. GBase vs. SAP IQ

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.97
Rank#178  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
#13  Search engines
Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score1.16
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.ioejdb.orgwww.gbase8a.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docsgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperCrateSoftmotionsSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201320121994
Current releaseGBase 8a16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMserver-lessAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategynoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CrateDBEJDBGBaseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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