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

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

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NameGBase  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
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
Score18.49
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gbase8a.comignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticswww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlsqrrl.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticshelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftSAP, formerly SybaseAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release2015201619942012
Current releaseGBase 8aApache Ignite 2.616.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)Transact SQLyesno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)noyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesSAP/Sybase Replication Serverselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)noHadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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