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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.High-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 modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score8.48
Rank#45  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDataStaxDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20112008200020152014
Current release6.7, December 20187.2.4, September 20122.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Linuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess 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 characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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