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DBMS > Kinetica vs. ObjectBox vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. ObjectBox vs. SAP IQ

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.73
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#182  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comobjectbox.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.objectbox.iohelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperKineticaObjectBox LimitedSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201220171994
Current release7.1, August 202116.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationonline/offline synchronization between client and serverSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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KineticaObjectBoxSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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