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DBMS > EXASOL vs. Kingbase vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Kingbase vs. RDF4J vs. Snowflake vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonKingbase  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle and widely used in China.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRDF storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.81
Rank#88  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#262  Overall
#123  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#327  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.kingbase.com.cnrdf4j.orgwww.snowflake.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesbbs.kingbase.com.cn/­chess_wenku-index.htmlrdf4j.org/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolBeiJing KINGBASE Information technologies inc.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Snowflake Computing Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release20001999200420142018
Current releaseV8.0, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
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Implementation languageC and JavaJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes 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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesStandard with numerous extensionsnoyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
gokb
JDBC
kdbndp
ODBC
PDI
PDO
Pro*C
psycopg2
QT
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash) and vertical partitioningnoneyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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EXASOLKingbaseRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameSnowflakeSwayDB
Specific characteristicsAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with PostgreSQL and Oracle. It has the following...
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Competitive advantagesComplete database management platform with Integrated Development Environment Tool,...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional and mixed workloads that need to integrate with...
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Key customersThe main customers are: China National Petroleum Corporation China Petrochemical...
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Market metricsAt present, the main market is in China, but expansion to the international market...
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Licensing and pricing modelsBusiness license. Various sales modes: for example, sales by set, sales by CPU quantity,...
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