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DBMS > Quasardb vs. Riak KV vs. SAP IQ

System Properties Comparison Quasardb vs. Riak KV vs. SAP IQ

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NameQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analytics
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS infocolumn-oriented
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.15
Rank#293  Overall
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score4.83
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitequasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.html
Technical documentationdoc.quasardb.nethelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperquasardbBasho TechnologiesSAP, formerly Sybase
Initial release200920091994
Current release3.1, January 20192.1.0, April 201516.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infointeger and binarynoyes
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 indexesyes infowith tagsrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlangyes
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infono "single point of failure"shared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integrationyesHadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using LevelDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
QuasardbRiak KVSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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