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DBMS > GBase vs. Ignite vs. KeyDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison GBase vs. Ignite vs. KeyDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. SAP IQ

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonKeyDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  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.An ultra-fast, open source Key-value store fully compatible with Redis API, modules, and protocolsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score0.32
Rank#266  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comignite.apache.orggithub.com/­JohnSully/­KeyDB
keydb.dev
www.postgres-xl.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.keydb.devwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperApache Software FoundationEQ Alpha Technology Ltd.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201520192014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1994
Current releaseGBase 8aApache Ignite 2.610 R1, October 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSD-3Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyespartial infoSupported data types are strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets, bit arrays, hyperloglogs and geospatial indexesyesyes
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.yesnoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyes infoby using the Redis Search moduleyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnoyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Proprietary protocol infoRESP - REdis Serialization ProtocoADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Crystal
D
Dart
Elixir
Erlang
Fancy
Go
Haskell
Haxe
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Pascal
Perl
PHP
Prolog
Pure Data
Python
R
Rebol
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Swift
Tcl
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Luauser defined functionsyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningshared 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 (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Strong eventual consistency with CRDTs
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDOptimistic locking, atomic execution of commands blocks and scriptsACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoConfigurable mechanisms for persistency via snapshots and/or operations logsyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationssimple password-based access control and ACLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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