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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. JaguarDB vs. MonetDB vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  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 applicationsA relational database management system that stores data in columnsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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
Score1.95
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score5.01
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.monetdb.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.MonetDB BVSAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20002015200419942014
Current release2.9.4 September 2018Nov2019-SP1, December 201916.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC
Server operating systemsLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
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++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in SQL, C, Ryesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding via remote tablesshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationnone infoMaster-slave replication available in experimental statusSAP/Sybase Replication Serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACIDACID
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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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EXASOLJaguarDBMonetDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Column-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Scalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Analytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Numascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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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Free and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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26 February 2019

Updatable MERGE TABLEs with partition predicates
26 February 2019

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