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DBMS > Hypertable vs. IRONdb vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Hypertable vs. IRONdb vs. SAP IQ

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NameHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionAn open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
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Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score4.56
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.circonus.com/­irondbhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperHypertable Inc.Circonus LLC.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release200920171994
Current release0.9.8.11, March 2016V0.10.20, January 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsC++ API
Thrift
HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luayes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor on file system levelconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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 controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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