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System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. Snowflake vs. Splice Machine

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score2.91
Rank#85  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#103  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#179  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.snowflake.comwww.splicemachine.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperExasolSnowflake Computing Inc.John Leach
Initial release200020142014
Current release2.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes infoJava
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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EXASOLSnowflakeSplice Machine
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