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

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NameEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.43
Rank#98  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#338  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score2.18
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2005200020152014
Current releaseV10, November 20172.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercialOpen 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 languageCC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes 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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
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 functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyesyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess 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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EnterpriseDBEXASOLJaguarDBSnowflake
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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