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System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. Snowflake

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS for big data, integrated with a lightweight distributed computing framework and a vector programming languageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.16
Rank#266  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20182014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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