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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. IRONdb vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Cloud Firestore is an auto-scaling document database for storing, syncing, and querying data for mobile and web apps. It offers seamless integration with other Firebase and Google Cloud Platform products.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityCloud-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 DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score7.83
Rank#49  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#101  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#309  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.irondb.iowww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestorewww.irondb.io/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolGoogleCirconus LLC.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release20002017201720142016
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsyes, in Luauser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationUsing Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesnoACIDno
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management. Security Rules for 3rd party authentication using Firebase Auth.noUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLGoogle Cloud FirestoreIRONdbSnowflakeTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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