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DBMS > AnzoGraph DB vs. MaxDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. MaxDB vs. Snowflake

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  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 virtualizationA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.13
Rank#303  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
#14  RDF stores
Score3.75
Rank#89  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score99.15
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographmaxdb.sap.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201819842014
Current release2.3, January 20217.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.yesyes
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-ClusterSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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