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System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 Event Store vs. SAP IQ vs. SWC-DB

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NameIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.39
Rank#262  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score4.68
Rank#82  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#334  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmlhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperIBMSAP, formerly SybaseAlex Kashirin
Initial release201719942020
Current release2.016.1 SPS04, April 20190.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
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
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesActive-active shard replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of dataNo - written data is immutableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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