IBM solidDB vs. SAP IQ

IBM solidDB is ranked 16th in Relational Databases with 1 review vs SAP IQ which is ranked 6th in Relational Databases with 6 reviews. The top reviewer of IBM solidDB writes "​No other solution came close to this product's speed and tech support is on a really high level". The top reviewer of SAP IQ writes "A column-based solution with the highest performance on query". IBM solidDB is most compared with MySQL, IBM Db2 and SQL Server. SAP IQ is most compared with SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise, SQL Server and Apache Hadoop.
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16th
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1,003
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333
Reviews
1
Followers
97
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10,658
Comparisons
4,830
Reviews
6
Followers
319
Avg. Rating
7.8
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Overview

IBM solidDB is a relational database server that combines the high performance of in-memory tables with the nearly unlimited capacity of disk-based tables.

Pure in-memory databases are fast, but strictly limited by the size of memory. Pure disk-based databases allow nearly unlimited amounts of storage, but their performance is dominated by disk access. Even if the computer has enough memory to store the entire database in memory buffers, database servers that are designed for disk-based tables can be slow because the data structures that are optimal for disk-based tables are far from being optimal for in-memory tables. The solidDB solution is to provide a single hybrid database server that contains two optimized engines inside it:

  • The main-memory engine (MME) is optimized for in-memory access.
  • The disk-based engine (DBE) is optimized for disk-based access.

Both engines coexist inside the same server process, and a single SQL statement can access data from both engines.

SAP® IQ software delivers speed and power for extreme-scale enterprise data warehousing and analytics. Its column-oriented, grid-based massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture and patented data compression and indexing technologies enable companies to exploit the value of huge amounts of data at the speed of business.

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