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System Properties Comparison Apache Impala vs. ObjectBox vs. Snowflake

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NameApache Impala  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for HadoopExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.77
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.20
Rank#170  Overall
#5  Object oriented DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteimpala.apache.orgobjectbox.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationimpala.apache.org/­impala-docs.htmldocs.objectbox.iodocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by ClouderaObjectBox LimitedSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201320172014
Current release4.1.0, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoronline/offline synchronization between client and serveryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Apache ImpalaObjectBoxSnowflake
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