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

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 dataIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA 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
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.40
Rank#88  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score1.33
Rank#145  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.07
Rank#313  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.com/­en/­productswww.snowflake.comwww.tarantool.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.tarantool.io/­en/­docgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperExasolSnowflake Computing Inc.Mail.ru GroupTerark
Initial release2000201420082016
Current release2.3, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemshostedBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesHash sharding based on virtual bucketsnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes, with SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceyes
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 and rolesno

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