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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. NuoDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA 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 DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.86
Rank#90  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#146  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score2.42
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#308  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.nuodb.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdoc.nuodb.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolNuoDB, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2000201320142016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava, SQLuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDByesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infotunable commit protocolACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTemporary tablenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLNuoDBSnowflakeTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsHorizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesNuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosOperational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersDassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSubscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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