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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  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 applicationsMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. With MariaDB ColumnStore a column-oriented storage engine is available too.Cloud-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 storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
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
Score87.34
Rank#13  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
www.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release20002015200920142016
Current release2.9.4 September 201810.4.12, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availablecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic columns are supportedyes 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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infowith proprietary extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3user defined functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingHorizontal partitioning, sharding with Spider storage engine or Galera cluster infoPartitioning by range, list, hash, keyyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-master replication infousing MariaDB Galera Cluster
Master-slave replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infowith MEMORY storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Open source database from the creators of MySQL, enhanced with enterprise tools and...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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High availability, scalability, performance beyond MySQL and other databases.
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Booking.com, Wikipedia, Google, Canal+, ClubMed, Deutsche Telekom, La Poste, Virgin...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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