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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsCloud-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 DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.13
Rank#111  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productscloud.google.com/­spannerwww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcescloud.google.com/­spanner/­docswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolGoogleDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release20002017201520142016
Current release2.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial 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++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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 SQLyesyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnonono 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 replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Master-master replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoStrict serializable isolationnoACIDno
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.yesnononoyes
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 (IAM)rights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLGoogle Cloud SpannerJaguarDBSnowflakeTerarkDB
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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