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

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

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.High performance Time Series DBMSElastic, 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
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.17
Rank#161  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comignite.apache.orgkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docscode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperApache Software FoundationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320161994
Current releaseGBase 8aApache Ignite 2.63.6, May 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetqC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language (q)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
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)user defined functionsTransact SQLyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infowith viewsnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Source-replica replicationyesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno 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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsrights management via user accountsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GBaseIgniteKdb+Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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