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System Properties Comparison Pinecone vs. SAP IQ vs. SingleStore

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NamePinecone  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA managed, cloud-native vector databaseColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelVector DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.16
Rank#95  Overall
#2  Vector DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score5.60
Rank#62  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.pinecone.iowww.sap.com/­products/­technology-platform/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.pinecone.io/­docs/­overviewhelp.sap.com/­docs/­SAP_IQdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperPinecone Systems, IncSAP, formerly SybaseSingleStore Inc.
Initial release201919942013
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 20198.5, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Go
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateString, Number, Booleanyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
ODBC
Supported programming languagesPythonC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSAP/Sybase Replication ServerSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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PineconeSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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