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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Memcached vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.In-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.91
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score25.90
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Score2.27
Rank#103  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.memcached.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020032014
Current release1.5.12, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocolCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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