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DBMS > Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. JaguarDB vs. Prometheus vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Drizzle vs. EXASOL vs. JaguarDB vs. Prometheus vs. Snowflake

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NameDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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.
DescriptionMySQL 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 applicationsOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring systemCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score4.01
Rank#73  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comprometheus.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpprometheus.io/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20082000201520152014
Current release7.2.4, September 20122.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU GPLcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesGo
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
LinuxLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesNumeric data onlyyes
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.nonono infoImport of XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
PHP
Java
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsnonouser defined functions
Triggersno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replicationyes infoby Federationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlPluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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DrizzleEXASOLJaguarDBPrometheusSnowflake
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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