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DBMS > Graphite vs. SAP IQ vs. XAP

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. SAP IQ vs. XAP

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.36
Rank#79  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score5.24
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score1.01
Rank#170  Overall
#27  Document stores
#31  Key-value stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.iohelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperChris DavisSAP, formerly SybaseGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release200619942000
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 201914.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access control

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