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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. JaguarDB vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsHigh performance Time Series DBMSColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score5.38
Rank#59  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comkx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200319942014
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.6, May 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesq
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (q)yesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functionsyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes infowith viewsyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDACID
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.yesnoyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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EXASOLJaguarDBKdb+SAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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