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System Properties Comparison Cubrid vs. Fauna vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake

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NameCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPFauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.MySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.13
Rank#163  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score1.40
Rank#145  Overall
#24  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#70  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score6.51
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score71.03
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitecubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
fauna.comwww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationcubrid.org/­manualsdocs.fauna.comdocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationFauna, Inc.SingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2008201420132014
Current release11.0, January 20217.3, December 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyes
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedLinux info64 bit version requiredhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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CubridFauna infopreviously named FaunaDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSnowflake
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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