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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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 applicationsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneA 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 DBMSSearch engineKey-value store
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Score2.89
Rank#89  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#334  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score56.16
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.05
Rank#314  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.datajaguar.comwww.snowflake.comlucene.apache.org/­solrgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourceswww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolDataJaguar, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Apache Software FoundationTerark
Initial release20002015201420042016
Current release2.9.4 September 20188.4.1, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingno
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesno infosupports limited query time joinsno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functionsJava pluginsno
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyescloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4no
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.yesnononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLJaguarDBSnowflakeSolrTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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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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