DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > EXASOL vs. HyperSQL vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. HyperSQL vs. Snowflake

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.91
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score4.84
Rank#62  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#103  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productshsqldb.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceshsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020012014
Current release2.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infobased on BSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modeshosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava, SQLuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
EXASOLHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDBSnowflake
Recent citations in the news

Exasol Survey: Nearly Two Thirds of Analytics Projects Are Jeopardized Due to Poor Access to the Right Data
15 October 2019, Business Wire

Exasol Powers Data Democratization for the Global Goals Agreed by World Leaders
25 September 2019, Business Wire

Exasol Helps Grant Street Group Provide Next-Generation Government Software
2 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

New Survey: Nearly Two Thirds of Analytics Projects Are Jeopardized Due to Poor Access to the Right Data
12 October 2019, insideBIGDATA

Qualitative report on shared In-memory OLAP Database market growth, trends, demand, share, analysis and market survey 2026 by IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP SE, Exasol
21 October 2019, Market Report Gazette

provided by Google News

The Ultimate Open Source Database List Profiling 16 Software Tools
30 May 2019, Solutions Review

DataGrip 1.0: A New IDE for DBs and SQL
31 December 2015, DZone News

Typesafe Announces Scala Language Integrated Connection Kit
8 August 2012, Dr. Dobb's

JetBrains Releases DataGrip 1.0 for SQL DBAs and Developers
24 December 2015, InfoQ.com

Migrating a Legacy Application to CUBA Platform
16 February 2017, DZone News

provided by Google News

Talend Automates Snowflake Cloud Data Warehouse Migrations to Achieve Faster Time to Value
1 October 2019, GlobeNewswire

jSonar And Snowflake Collaborate to Extend Database Security Leadership for the Cloud
7 October 2019, PR Web

Innovative Report on Database Platform as a Service Market with Competitive Analysis, New Business Developments and Top Companies: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, Google, Snowflake Computing, Salesforce, Alibaba Cloud, Database Labs, etc.
21 October 2019, The Chicago Sentinel

SAP Launches New Cloud Data Warehouse
8 October 2019, Computer Business Review

Talend offers automated migration to cloud data warehouse
2 October 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

2020 US Internship - Data Analytics
Adidas, Portland, OR

Database Administrator
Trilliant, Cary, NC

Senior Database Engineer
National Research Center for College & University Admissions, United States

Senior Database Engineer
NRCCUA, Austin, TX

Business Intelligence Intern - Summer 2020
InterWorks, Inc., Stillwater, OK

Java Programming Specialist
The CARIAN Group, Philadelphia, PA

Java Application Programming IT Specialist
The CARIAN Group, Philadelphia, PA

Implementation Manager, Marketing Analytics
Beyondsoft Consulting, Plano, TX

Data Architect - Customer Facing Analytics
C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, MN

Technical Architect (Data)
C.H. Robinson, Eden Prairie, MN

Tech Information Architect
AdventHealth Information Technology, Orlando, FL

Data Architect
Inovalon, Bowie, MD

Data Architect
Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited, United States

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here