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System Properties Comparison SAP IQ vs. TigerGraph vs. Vertica

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NameSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-timeColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.46
Rank#71  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.13
Rank#159  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score21.77
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.tigergraph.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperSAP, formerly SybaseVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release199420172005
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 2019Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (GSQL)yes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexerSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSAP/Sybase Replication ServerMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationyesyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
SAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQTigerGraphVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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