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System Properties Comparison Apache Pinot vs. FileMaker vs. Newts vs. Snowflake

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NameApache Pinot  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRealtime distributed OLAP datastore, designed to answer OLAP queries with low latencyFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#249  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score53.86
Rank#22  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score114.77
Rank#11  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitepinot.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­filemakeropennms.github.io/­newtswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.pinot.apache.orgwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleOpenNMS GroupSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2015198320142014
Current release0.11.0, September 202219.4.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK11 or higheriOS infoclient part only
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatnoyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infovia pluginsnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCFilemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST
Java API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
PHPJavaJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infobased on Cassandrayes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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