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DBMS > EXASOL vs. jBASE vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. jBASE vs. Snowflake

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.95
Rank#112  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score2.20
Rank#138  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score121.00
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-multivalue-application-development-platform/­rocket-jbasewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.rocketsoftware.com/­bundle?labelkey=jbase_5.9docs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperExasolRocket Software (formerly Zumasys)Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200019912014
Current release5.7
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptionalyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICyes
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate 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 persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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