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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Elasticsearch vs. SAP IQ vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tibero

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonElasticsearch  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTibero  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.A distributed, RESTful modern search and analytics engine based on Apache Lucene infoElasticsearch lets you perform and combine many types of searches such as structured, unstructured, geo, and metricColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA secure RDBMS, designed for easy portability from Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.70
Rank#110  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score159.09
Rank#8  Overall
#1  Search engines
Score4.99
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.10
Rank#119  Overall
#58  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.elastic.co/­elasticsearchwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.tmaxsoft.com/­products/­tibero
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docswww.elastic.co/­guide/­en/­elasticsearch/­reference/­current/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­iqhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheretechnet.tmaxsoft.com/­upload/­download/­online/­tibero/­pver-20150504-000002/­index.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBElasticSAP, formerly SybaseSAP infoformerly SybaseTmaxSoft
Initial release20052010199419922003
Current releaseV13, October 20207.8.0, June 202016.1 SPS04, April 201917, July 20156, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Elastic Licensecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCJavaC and Assembler
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Tibero CLI
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Groovy
Community Contributed Clients
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Java
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesyesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlPersistent Stored Procedure (PSM)
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernonehorizontal partitioning infoby range, hash, list or composite
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesSAP/Sybase Replication ServerSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop ConnectorHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noMemcached and Redis integrationnoyesno infoplanned for next version
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard (SQL 92, SQL 99)
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresElasticsearchSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTibero
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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