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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  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.Key-value store based on Berkeley DB Java EditionCloud-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 storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.09
Rank#92  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score7.83
Rank#49  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score4.42
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
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.oracle.com/­database/­nosql/­index.htmlwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.oracle.com/­cd/­NOSQL/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolGoogleOracleSnowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release20002017201120142016
Current release19.5, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache V2 for Community Edition, proprietary license for Enterprise Editioncommercialcommercial 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 languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeoptional, scheme definition possible with AVRO or in 'table-style'yes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptionalyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationElectable Master-Slave per shardyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationUsing Cloud Dataflowwith Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACIDno
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.yesyes infooff heap cachenoyes
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.Access rights for users and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLGoogle Cloud FirestoreOracle NoSQLSnowflakeTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsOracle NoSQL Database is a scalable , distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide...
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Competitive advantagesData can be modeled as relational-database-style tables, JSON documents, RDF Triples...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things where large volume of data needs to be stored and processed very...
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Key customersLarge credit card company Airbus NTT Docomo Global rewards company
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Market metricsOracle NoSQL Database is used by hundreds of companies around the world. Oracle NoSQL...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOracle NoSQL Database Enterprise Edition can be purchased under the Oracle Commercial...
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