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DBMS > GBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Ignite vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Ignite vs. SAP IQ

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Distributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Columnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.04
Rank#174  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#237  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score5.41
Rank#69  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#38  Relational DBMS
Score4.71
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storeignite.apache.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlapacheignite.readme.io/­docshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperIBMApache Software FoundationSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201720151994
Current releaseGBase 8a2.0Apache Ignite 2.616.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)yes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationyes (replicated cache)SAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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