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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Performant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
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
Score5.01
Rank#61  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#121  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phphelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.timescale.com
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.Timescale
Initial release20002015199420142017
Current release2.9.4 September 201816.1 SPS04, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryesyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationSAP/Sybase Replication ServeryesMaster-slave replication with hot standby and reads on slaves info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnoHadoop integrationnono
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 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.yesnononono
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 authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EXASOLJaguarDBSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflakeTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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TimescaleDB is the first open-source time-series database that combines the reliability,...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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IoT, Industrial Machine, and Sensor Data Various industrial IoT use cases across...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Altair Engineering Inc., Bloomberg, Comcast, Cray, Cree, DNSFilter, Laika, LaunchDarkly,...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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1.8 million+ downloads, 7,500+ Github stars
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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Apache 2 and Timescale License (TSL); Product matrix here ; information on pricing...
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