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System Properties Comparison CrateDB vs. EXASOL vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake

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NameCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Date Store based on LuceneHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.73
Rank#185  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#337  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score2.73
Rank#101  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitecrate.iowww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationcrate.io/­docswww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCrateExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2013200020152014
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMLinuxhosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and constraintsyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyACIDnoACID
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.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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