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DBMS > Graphite vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. SAP IQ

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score6.73
Rank#65  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#276  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score4.61
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iowww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperChris DavisIBMSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release200620171994
Current release2.016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneActive-active shard replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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