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System Properties Comparison SAP IQ vs. Snowflake vs. SQL.JS

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NameSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score5.46
Rank#71  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#194  Overall
#96  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kripken/­sql.js
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlkripken.github.io/­sql.js/­documentation
DeveloperSAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release199420142012
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
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-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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