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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Firestore vs. Snowflake vs. Tarantool

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Firestore  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.40
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score7.82
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#145  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsfirebase.google.com/­products/­firestorewww.snowflake.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesfirebase.google.com/­docs/­firestoredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperExasolGoogleSnowflake Computing Inc.Mail.ru Group
Initial release2000201720142008
Current release2.3, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Android
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes, Firebase Rules & Cloud Functionsuser defined functionsLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyes, with Cloud Functionsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationUsing Cloud Dataflowno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
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.Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users and roles

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