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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GridDB vs. JaguarDB vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.48
Rank#209  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score5.01
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsgriddb.netwww.datajaguar.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesgriddb.net/­en/­docs/­documents/­1-1_what-is-griddb.phpwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phphelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolToshiba CorporationDataJaguar, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20002013201519942014
Current release4.2, June 20192.9.4 September 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++C++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL92 (advanced edition only), SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Proprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelnoACIDACID
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.yesyesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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EXASOLGridDBJaguarDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflake
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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