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DBMS > Google BigQuery vs. InfinityDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP HANA vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Google BigQuery vs. InfinityDB vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP HANA vs. SAP IQ

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NameGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceMicrosofts flagship relational DBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud serviceColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
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Score45.62
Rank#24  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score944.81
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score56.92
Rank#21  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Score4.86
Rank#75  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­bigqueryboilerbay.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­hanahelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperGoogleBoiler Bay Inc.MicrosoftSAPSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release20102002198920101994
Current release4.0SQL Server 2019, November 20192.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono infoalso available as a cloud based serviceno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Appliance or cloud-serviceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesnono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaSQLScript, Ryes
Triggersnonoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationyesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionyesSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) on dataset, table or view level infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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