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DBMS > EXASOL vs. GraphDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake

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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  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 applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.15
Rank#138  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.00
Rank#338  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score2.18
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgraphdb.ontotext.comwww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolOntotextDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2000200020152014
Current release8.8, January 20192.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoNamed S4, Ontotext provides a semantic graph database based on GraphDB in the cloud.noyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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
Linuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSPARQL is used as query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
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
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Server Pluginnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
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 checkingnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMJaguarDBSnowflake
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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News

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7 November 2019

The New Improved and Open GraphDB
7 November 2019

It Takes Two to Tango: Knowledge Graphs and Text Analysis
5 November 2019

Semantic Technology and the Strive for Drug Safety
21 October 2019

Artificial Intelligence and the Knowledge Graph
10 October 2019

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EXASOLGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMJaguarDBSnowflake
Conferences and events

Ontotext Platform – the Fast Track from an RDF Model to a Knowledge Graph
Online Training, 4pm GMT, 17 December 2019

Finished events

Designing Semantic Technology Proof-of-Concept
Online Training, 13:00 – 18:00 UTC, 12 December 2019 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

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20 November 2019, Business Wire

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2 December 2019, ComputerWeekly.com

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15 November 2019, The Chicago Sentinel

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Ontotext GraphDB - Handling Massive Loads, Queries and Inferencing in Real Time.
10 July 2019, KMWorld Magazine

Ontotext GraphDB Named Innovator in Bloor's Graph Database Market Research
11 February 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 9.0 Open-sources its Front-end and Engine Plugins to Empower Knowledge Graph Solutions
3 October 2019, PRNewswire

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.10 Makes Knowledge Graph Experience Faster and Richer
13 June 2019, Yahoo Finance

GraphDB 9.0 Open Sources Its Front End and Engine Plugins to Support Knowledge Graph Solutions
7 October 2019, Database Trends and Applications

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Why Snowflake Built a Data Warehouse in the Cloud
22 November 2019, CDOTrends

Aginity Team is the First SQL Analysis Tool to Connect to Snowflake Using OAuth
12 December 2019, PRNewswire

Optimove Uses Snowflake to Provide Brands with Direct Access to All Their Unified Customer Data
11 December 2019, MarTech Series

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9 December 2019, IT Brief Australia

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