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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. OrientDB vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Multi-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.91
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score5.14
Rank#59  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#9  Key-value stores
Score2.27
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsorientdb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.xdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloudSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020102014
Current release3.0.23, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")yes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language, no joinsyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Tinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava, Javascriptuser defined functions
TriggersyesHooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationno infocould be achieved with distributed queriesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes inforelationship in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurableUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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