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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. EXASOL vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  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.Data warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
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Score8.09
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score2.75
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score17.82
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzawww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDataStaxExasolIBMSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2011200020002014
Current release6.7, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux infoincluded in appliancehosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"ShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDACIDACID
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Datastax EnterpriseEXASOLNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSnowflake
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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