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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GraphDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Enterprise RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization supportPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.14
Rank#143  Overall
#9  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score18.75
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.datajaguar.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzawww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolOntotextDataJaguar, Inc.IBMSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20002000201520002014
Current release8.8, January 20192.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.nonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux infoincluded in appliancehosted
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
GeoSPARQL
Java API
RDF4J API
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Server Pluginnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoConstraint checkingnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyesrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMJaguarDBNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSnowflake
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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