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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. JaguarDB vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score20.33
Rank#32  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#338  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score2.18
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2000201320152014
Current release1.7.8, August 20192.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageGoC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnonouser defined functions
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID
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.yesyes infoDepending on used storage enginenono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountsrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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EXASOLInfluxDBJaguarDBSnowflake
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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