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System Properties Comparison Firebolt vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB

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NameFirebolt  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHighly scalable cloud data warehouse and analytics product infoForked from ClickhouseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score1.90
Rank#134  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.01
Rank#376  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.firebolt.iowww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.firebolt.iodocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperFirebolt Analytics Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release202020142020
Current release0.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.Net
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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