DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Amazon Redshift vs. Snowflake vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. Snowflake vs. SpaceTime

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score26.37
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Score103.50
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#6  Spatial DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftwww.snowflake.comwww.mireo.hr/­spacetime
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Snowflake Computing Inc.Mireo
Initial release201220142020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Pythonuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more
SQLFlow: Provides a visual representation of the overall flow of data. Automated SQL data lineage analysis across Databases, ETL, Business Intelligence, Cloud and Hadoop environments by parsing SQL Script and stored procedure.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

DBHawk: Secure access to SQL, NoSQL and Cloud databases with an all-in-one solution.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Amazon RedshiftSnowflakeSpaceTime
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Amazon Switched Compression from Gzip to Zstd for Own Service Data
25 September 2022, InfoQ.com

Salesforce and AWS Announce Expansion of Strategic Partnership
20 September 2022, Datanami

Oracle floats its HeatWave system into Amazon's cloud
13 September 2022, The Register

Amazon advances QuickSight with new embedded analytics tool
31 August 2022, TechTarget

Which cloud is for you?
26 September 2022, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Cybersecurity is a data problem. Snowflake wants to be part of the answer.
23 September 2022, Protocol

DTCC Partners with Snowflake to Transform Data Ecosystem
27 September 2022, Markets Media

Snowflake: This Investment Is Not For The Faint Hearted (NYSE:SNOW)
26 September 2022, Seeking Alpha

Salesforce, Snowflake partnership moves customer data in real time across systems
15 September 2022, TechCrunch

Bluesky built cost guardrails to help cut Snowflake data spend
14 September 2022, TechCrunch

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sr. Customer Success Engineer, Amazon Redshift Service
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Remote

Security Engineer, Amazon Redshift
Amazon Web Services, Inc., East Palo Alto, CA

Sr. Customer Success Engineer, AWS Redshift
Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc., Remote

Performance Engineer - Amazon Redshift
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Remote

Data Engineer
O'Reilly Media, Remote

Database Administrator
Auburn University, Auburn, AL

2023 Data Science/Analyst Recent Grad Positions – Cat Digital
Caterpillar, Westminster, CO

SIU Investigator
Cash App, St. Louis, MO

Informtica IICS developer
Intellibee, Remote

Data Engineer
EverTrue, Boston, MA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here