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DBMS > AnzoGraph DB vs. BigObject vs. Fauna vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. BigObject vs. Fauna vs. Snowflake

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.34
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
#12  RDF stores
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographbigobject.iofauna.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmdocs.bigobject.iodocs.fauna.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsBigObject, Inc.Fauna, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2018201520142014
Current release2.3, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
hostedhosted
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesLuauser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersnononono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusternoneMulti-source replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusternoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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