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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Hazelcast vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Hazelcast vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A widely adopted in-memory data gridRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRDF storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
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Score3.81
Rank#88  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score9.66
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comhazelcast.comrdf4j.orgwww.snowflake.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceshazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolHazelcastSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Snowflake Computing Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release20002008200420142018
Current release4.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasyes 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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyes infoEventsyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLHazelcastRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSnowflakeSwayDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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