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DBMS > BaseX vs. Snowflake vs. Trino

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Snowflake vs. Trino

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTrino  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
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Score1.69
Rank#139  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score136.53
Rank#7  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score5.44
Rank#59  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.snowflake.comtrino.io
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmltrino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHub
DeveloperBaseX GmbHSnowflake Computing Inc.Trino Software Foundation
Initial release200720142012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL
Current release11.1, July 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
macOS infofor devlopment
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesdepending on connected data-source
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes, depending on connected data-source
Triggersyes infovia eventsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyesdepending on connected data-source
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyesdepending on connected data-source
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on connected data-source
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerACIDdepending on connected data-source
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesdepending on connected data-source
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationSQL standard access control
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BaseXSnowflakeTrino
Specific characteristicsTrino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Typical application scenariosPerformant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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Key customersTrino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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Market metrics33000+ commits in GitHub 8200+ stargazers in GitHub 1200+ pull requests merged in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTrino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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