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DBMS > Riak KV vs. SAP IQ vs. STSdb

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

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score5.67
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score5.03
Rank#63  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#291  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitebasho.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release200919942011
Current release2.1.0, April 201516.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nono
Secondary indexesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC 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
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangyesno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"shared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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Riak KVSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSTSdb
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