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System Properties Comparison JaguarDB vs. Microsoft Azure Data Explorer vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

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NameJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Data Explorer  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsFully managed big data interactive analytics platformData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS infocolumn orientedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoIf a column is of type dynamic docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-types/­dynamic then it's possible to add arbitrary JSON documents in this cell
Event Store infothis is the general usage pattern at Microsoft. Billing, Logs, Telemetry events are stored in ADX and the state of an individual entity is defined by the arg_max(timestamps)
Search engine infosupport for complex search expressions docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­parseoperator FTS, Geospatial docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­geo-point-to-geohash-function distributed search -> ADX acts as a distributed search engine
Time Series DBMS infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorer/­time-series-analysis
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.00
Rank#341  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
Score3.53
Rank#84  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score19.15
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.datajaguar.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­data-explorerwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzawww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­data-explorerdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDataJaguar, Inc.MicrosoftIBMSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2015201920002014
Current release2.9.4 September 2018cloud service with continuous releases
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux infoincluded in appliancehosted
Data schemeyesFixed schema with schema-less datatypes (dynamic)yesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infobool, datetime, dynamic, guid, int, long, real, string, timespan, double: docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­query/­scalar-data-typesyesyes
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 indexesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersKusto Query Language (KQL), SQL subsetyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Microsoft SQL Server communication protocol (MS-TDS)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PowerShell
Python
R
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoYes, possible languages: KQL, Python, Ryesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infosee docs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­kusto/­management/­updatepolicynono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Source-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlrights management via user accountsAzure Active Directory AuthenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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JaguarDBMicrosoft Azure Data ExplorerNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Azure Data Explorer is a fast and highly scalable data exploration service for log...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Kusto Query Language (innovative query language, optimized for high performance data...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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IoT applications IoT devices generate billions of sensor readings. Normalizing and...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Microsoft, DocuSign, Taboola, Bosch, Siemens Healthineers, Bühler, Ecolab, Zoomd
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Azure Data Explorer is the data service for Azure Monitor, Azure Time Series Insights,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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