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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Informix vs. JaguarDB vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides DB2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score24.89
Rank#28  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score18.75
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.datajaguar.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzawww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
www.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.DataJaguar, Inc.IBMSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20001984201520002014
Current release14.10.FC3, December 20192.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree developer edition availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++ and JavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux infoincluded in appliancehosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDACID
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLInformixJaguarDBNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSnowflake
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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