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DBMS > BigObject vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. OpenTSDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. OpenTSDB vs. Snowflake

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.08
Rank#309  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#23  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#62  Relational DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#119  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irisopentsdb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.InterSystemscurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2015201820112014
Current release2021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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.noyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Telnet API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesnouser defined functions
Triggersnoyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infobased on HBaseyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
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.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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