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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GridGain vs. Snowflake vs. Transbase

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.40
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#113  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.14
Rank#283  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.gridgain.comwww.snowflake.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-info-whitepapers.html
DeveloperExasolGridGain Systems, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2000200720141987
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1Transbase 8.3, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)no infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDyes
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EXASOLGridGainSnowflakeTransbase
Specific characteristicsThe resource-optimized high-performance database system Transbase® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesBig Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIn following areas we created solutions based on Transbase®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersTogether successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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