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DBMS > Databricks vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Databricks vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. SAP IQ

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NameDatabricks  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe Databricks Lakehouse Platform combines elements of data lakes and data warehouses to provide a unified view onto structured and unstructured data. It is based on Apache Spark.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Event Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score57.61
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Document stores
#13  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#276  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score4.61
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitedatabricks.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdatabricks.com/­documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperDatabricksIBMSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201320171994
Current release2.016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLwith Databricks SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesPython
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesyesyes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesActive-active shard replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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