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DBMS > Apache Kylin vs. ArcadeDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. ArcadeDB vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.74
Rank#147  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#323  Overall
#45  Document stores
#32  Graph DBMS
#45  Key-value stores
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score110.15
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitekylin.apache.orgarcadedb.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.arcadedb.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncArcade DataSnowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release2015202120142016
Current release3.1.0, July 2020September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)SQL-like query language, no joinsyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsno
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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