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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Quasardb vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.91
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#290  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.quasardb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdoc.quasardb.netdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolquasardbSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020092014
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 nodesShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationwith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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 persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLQuasardbSnowflake
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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