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System Properties Comparison GigaSpaces vs. InfluxDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameGigaSpaces  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.32
Rank#173  Overall
#32  Document stores
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Score30.25
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gigaspaces.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperGigaspaces TechnologiesSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release200020131994
Current release15.5, September 20202.5.1, November 202216.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetGo
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.no infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatanono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-99 for query and DML statementsSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes
Triggersyes, event driven architecturenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlySAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsnoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GigaSpacesInfluxDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value InfluxDB is available in all the popular languages and frameworks,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Developers are witnessing the instrumentation of every available...
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Key customersInfluxData has more than 1,300 paying customers, including customers include MuleSoft,...
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Market metricsFastest-growing database to drive 24,500 GitHub stars Over 600,000 daily active instances
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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