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DBMS > BaseX vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score1.44
Rank#131  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#310  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperBaseX GmbHDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2007201520142016
Current release9.3.2, March 20202.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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