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DBMS > Impala vs. JaguarDB vs. MaxDB vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Impala vs. JaguarDB vs. MaxDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameImpala  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score17.49
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#343  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score3.75
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score4.65
Rank#81  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.datajaguar.commaxdb.sap.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperClouderaDataJaguar, Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release2013201519841994
Current release4.0.0, July 20212.9.4 September 20187.9.10 (January 2020), 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoyesyes
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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