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DBMS > Datastax Enterprise vs. SAP IQ vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. SAP IQ vs. Spark SQL

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.28
Rank#50  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.83
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score22.97
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comhelp.sap.com/­iqspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperDataStaxSAP, formerly SybaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release201119942014
Current release6.8, April 202016.1 SPS04, April 20193.2.0, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"shared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Datastax EnterpriseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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