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DBMS > Heroic vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
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Score0.31
Rank#304  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score4.58
Rank#83  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#320  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSpotifySAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release201419942011
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 20194.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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