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DBMS > Interbase vs. SAP IQ vs. ScyllaDB

System Properties Comparison Interbase vs. SAP IQ vs. ScyllaDB

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NameInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.66
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score3.93
Rank#87  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#7  Wide column stores
Websitewww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasehelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperEmbarcaderoSAP, formerly SybaseScyllaDB
Initial release198419942015
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.no infoexport as XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesyes, Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesInterbase Change ViewsSAP/Sybase Replication Serverselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
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.yesnoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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InterbaseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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InterbaseSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQScyllaDB
Conferences and events

Scylla Summit 2022
Virtual Conference, 9-10 February 2022

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P99 CONF - Cross-Industry Event on All Things P99
Virtual Conference, 6-7 October 2021 (finished)

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