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DBMS > Druid vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP IQ

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.91
Rank#117  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#213  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20122014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1994
Current release10 R1, October 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
macOS
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.noyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningshared 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 enginesSAP/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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoMVCCACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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