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DBMS > Apache Pinot vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Apache Pinot vs. Newts vs. Riak TS vs. Snowflake

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NameApache Pinot  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRealtime distributed OLAP datastore, designed to answer OLAP queries with low latencyTime 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 DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.62
Rank#245  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#287  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score110.15
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitepinot.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtsriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.pinot.apache.orggithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsOpenNMS GroupBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2015201420152014
Current release0.11.0, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java JDK11 or higherLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP REST
Java API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
JavaC 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 proceduresnoJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningSharding infobased on CassandraShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandraselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
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 controlnonoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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