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DBMS > EXASOL vs. InfinityDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. InfinityDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfacePerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#306  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsboilerbay.comwww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolBoiler Bay Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release20002002201520142016
Current release4.02.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyesyesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
JavaC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnoACIDno
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.yesnononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnorights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLInfinityDBJaguarDBSnowflakeTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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