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DBMS > GBase vs. Ignite vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Ignite vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. SAP IQ

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Distributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.17
Rank#161  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#210  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comignite.apache.orggithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docskairosdb.github.iodocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2015201320161994
Current releaseGBase 8aApache Ignite 2.61.2.2, November 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C#
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noTransact SQLyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)nonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factor infobased on CassandrayesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple password-based access controlyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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