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DBMS > EXASOL vs. GBase vs. JaguarDB vs. searchxml vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GBase vs. JaguarDB vs. searchxml vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
GBase seems to be discontinued and will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score0.11
Rank#277  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.gbase.cnwww.datajaguar.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.informationpartners gmbhSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2000201520152014
Current releaseGBase 8a2.9.4 September 20181.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsLinuxWindowshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes 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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnoyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoon the application serveruser defined functions
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnomultiple readers, single writerACID
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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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EXASOLGBaseJaguarDBsearchxmlSnowflake
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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