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System Properties Comparison Druid vs. Snowflake vs. TigerGraph

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NameDruid  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for OLAP queries on timeseries dataCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score1.87
Rank#116  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
#8  Time Series DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.snowflake.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperMetamarkets Group and contributorsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201220142017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
hostedLinux
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL support via Apache Calcite adapteryesSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJSON over HTTPCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoavailable via extensionsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationRole-based access control
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DruidSnowflakeTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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