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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMemSQL  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 applicationsMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score2.83
Rank#87  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#338  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score4.09
Rank#71  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score2.18
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.memsql.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.memsql.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.MemSQL Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2000201520132014
Current release2.9.4 September 20186.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux info64 bit version requiredhosted
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave 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 only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesnoyesno
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 authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLJaguarDBMemSQLSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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MemSQL is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical systems...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Performance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Real-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Comcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Customers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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F ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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