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DBMS > EXASOL vs. GridGain vs. HBase vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GridGain vs. HBase vs. SAP IQ

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.40
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#113  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score49.11
Rank#22  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score5.27
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.gridgain.comhbase.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthbase.apache.orghelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperExasolGridGain Systems, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2000200720081994
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.12.2.0, June 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoCoprocessors in Javayes
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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