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DBMS > Druid vs. Infobright vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Infobright vs. SAP IQ

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score1.83
Rank#115  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score1.04
Rank#141  Overall
#69  Relational DBMS
Score5.00
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201220051994
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyesyes
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 indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesyes
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
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 nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMaster-slave replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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