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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 dataAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA 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 DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
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Score3.24
Rank#87  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score26.46
Rank#29  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#307  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.snowflake.comswaydb.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolSnowflake Computing Inc.Simer PlahaTerark
Initial release2000201420182016
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaC++
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnono
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
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 integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of operationsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnono

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