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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. Snowflake vs. YugabyteDB

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#91  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFatCloudSnowflake Computing Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release201220142017
Current release2.1.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC#C and C++
Server operating systemsWindowshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)depending on used data model
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC#JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsuser defined functionsyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infovia applicationsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes
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FatDBSnowflakeYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsGain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesYugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together three must-have...
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Typical application scenariosYugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Licensing and pricing modelsYugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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