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DBMS > BigObject vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Snowflake

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  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 scalabilityCloud-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
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.09
Rank#314  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Score1.74
Rank#130  Overall
#21  Document stores
#24  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.InterSystemsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201520182014
Current release2021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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
hosted
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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