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

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
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.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 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 modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperDataStaxExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release20112000201520142016
Current release6.7, December 20182.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-master replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
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 integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDnoACIDno
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.yesyesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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Datastax EnterpriseEXASOLJaguarDBSnowflakeTerarkDB
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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