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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. FileMaker vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score3.16
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score51.57
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#293  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score103.50
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­filemakeropennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOpenNMS GroupBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20141983201420152014
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 201919.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
iOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesnoyes
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.noyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
PHPJavaC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infobased on CassandraShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancysimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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