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DBMS > EJDB vs. GBase vs. RRDtool vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison EJDB vs. GBase vs. RRDtool vs. SAP IQ

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NameEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Industry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score0.10
Rank#314  Overall
#41  Document stores
Score1.16
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score2.50
Rank#115  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score4.82
Rank#80  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websiteejdb.orgwww.gbase8a.comoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtoolwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdoss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­dochelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSoftmotionsTobias OetikerSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201219991994
Current releaseGBase 8a1.7.2, May 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSScommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsserver-lessHP-UX
Linux
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idNumeric data onlyyes
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.no infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possibleno
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsin-process shared libraryin-process shared library
Pipes
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoby using the rrdcached daemonyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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