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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. JaguarDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 DBMSCloud-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 storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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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
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comkx.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpcode.kx.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSnowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release200020152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320142016
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesqC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'no
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (q)yesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functionsuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnoyes infowith viewsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACIDno
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.yesnoyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLJaguarDBKdb+SnowflakeTerarkDB
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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