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System Properties Comparison MemSQL vs. NuoDB vs. SAP IQ

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NameMemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.01
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score1.12
Rank#160  Overall
#78  Relational DBMS
Score5.46
Rank#71  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.memsql.comwww.nuodb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdocs.memsql.comdoc.nuodb.comhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperMemSQL Inc.NuoDB, Inc.SAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release201320131994
Current release7.1.7, August 202016.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infolimited edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
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 SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava, SQLyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBSAP/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 only within each nodeImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID infotunable commit protocolACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCCyes
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.yesyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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