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NameSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedKey-value store
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Score4.58
Rank#73  Overall
#39  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#298  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­iq
DeveloperSAP, formerly SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release19942011
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSAP/Sybase Replication Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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SAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSTSdb
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