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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Realm vs. searchxml vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core DataDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.75
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score8.54
Rank#45  Overall
#8  Document stores
Score0.10
Rank#287  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#15  Search engines
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productsrealm.iowww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesrealm.io/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019informationpartners gmbhSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2000201420152014
Current release1.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
Windows
Windowshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessaryyes infoon the application serveruser defined functions
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listenersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDmultiple readers, single writerACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 infoIn-Memory realmnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyesDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
EXASOLRealmsearchxmlSnowflake
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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