DB-EngineseXtremeDB: Active Replication Fabric for Reliable IoT Database ManagementEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > EXASOL vs. Google BigQuery vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Google BigQuery vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle BigQuery  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Large scale data warehouse service with append-only tablesCloud-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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.40
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score32.60
Rank#24  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productscloud.google.com/­bigquerywww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcescloud.google.com/­bigquery/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2000201020142016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP/JSON APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions infoin JavaScriptuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoSince BigQuery is designed for querying dataACIDno
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess privileges (owner, writer, reader) for whole datasets, not for individual tables infoGoogle Cloud Identity & Access Management (IAM)Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more
General SQL Parser: Instantly adding parsing, decoding, analysis and rewrite SQL processing capability to your products.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
EXASOLGoogle BigQuerySnowflakeTerarkDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Exasol and Minerra Partner to Help Organizations Maximize Data Analytics Investments and Drive User Adoption
23 July 2020, Business Wire

Yellowfin Bolsters Partnership with Exasol to Offer Customers Unrivalled Analytics Performance
28 July 2020, PRNewswire

Exasol launches Exasol V7 to enhance organizations' use of data
9 July 2020, Help Net Security

Global and United States Main Memory Database System Market Emerging Flexible Market Trends And Forecast 2020-2026 | SAP, MenSQL, EXASOL
7 August 2020, eRealty Express

Exasol Appoints Rishi Diwan As Chief Product Officer
30 July 2020, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Comparing Redshift and BigQuery in various terms
13 December 2018, Analytics India Magazine

provided by Google News

Five questions investors are asking about Snowflake's IPO
2 August 2020, SiliconANGLE

The 4 Best Snowflake Courses and Online Training for 2020
24 July 2020, Solutions Review

Zero Outage DWH Deployments. Snowflake comes to the rescue and our… | by Leon Botha | Servian | Jul, 2020
7 August 2020, idk.dev

SqlDBM Joins Snowflake Partner Connect
9 July 2020, PR Web

Global Database Platform as a Service Market 2025 Expected to Reach Highest CAGR During COVID 19 crisis : Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google, Snowflake Computing, Salesforce, Alibaba Cloud etc.
4 August 2020, Research Newspaper

provided by Google News

ByteDance eyes big data push with Terark acquisition EJINSIGHT
30 April 2019, EJ Insight

A Chinese company is making the cloud 200x faster
3 July 2017, TechNode

Terark, A Chinese Startup, May Have Just Revolutionized How Data Is Stored, Accessed & Analyzed
26 June 2017, Indiatimes.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Service Delivery Manager
Exasol, United States

Contract Manager
Exasol, United States

Database Administrator
Trilliant, Cary, NC

Technical Trainer
Exasol, United States

Database Support Engineer
Exasol, United States

Database Analyst
Texas Mutual Insurance Company, Austin, TX

Research Analyst, Communications
Square, San Francisco, CA

Sr Database Administrator- St. Louis, Remote or Tempe
Edward Jones, St. Louis, MO

Associate Database Analyst
Texas Mutual Insurance Company, Austin, TX

Talend Snowflake Developer
GreenSky Administrative Services, LLC, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here