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DBMS > GBase vs. HarperDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. HarperDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHarperDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A distributed database focused on speed and ease of use. It has an intuitive REST API, and supports NoSQL and SQL including joins. HarperDB leverages standard interfaces, and users can be up and running in minutes.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.04
Rank#170  Overall
#85  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#203  Overall
#31  Document stores
Score4.99
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comharperdb.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationharperdb.io/­developers/­documentation/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperHarperDBSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20171994
Current releaseGBase 8a3.1, August 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageNode.js
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemedynamic schemayes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON data typesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like data manipulation statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
React Hooks
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
MatLab
Objective C
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresCustom Functions infosince release 3.1yes
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesA table resides as a whole on one (or more) nodes in a clustershared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infothe nodes on which a table resides can be definedSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic execution of specific operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes, using LMDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GBaseHarperDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsHarperDB is the first distributed database with hybrid SQL & NoSQL functionality...
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Competitive advantagesBy combining the functionality of the best SQL, NoSQL, and NewSQL products on the...
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Typical application scenariosUse cases where HarperDB is a better fit than other solutions include: Rapid app...
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Key customersA few highlighted customers include: US Army, US Airforce, Chelan PUD, TATA, & Lumen....
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Market metrics6,800 + npm downloads 1,600 + on Docker Hub 2,600 + cloud & local signups
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Licensing and pricing modelsHarperDB follows a freemium/premium model . A database is only as powerful as it...
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