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System Properties Comparison Galaxybase vs. OpenSearch vs. Snowflake

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NameGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS
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Score0.04
Rank#375  Overall
#40  Graph DBMS
Score15.65
Rank#38  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score123.20
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitegalaxybase.comgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.snowflake.com
Technical documentationopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Amazon Web ServicesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201720212014
Current releaseNov 20, November 20212.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC and JavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeStrong typed schemaschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined procedures and functionsyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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GalaxybaseOpenSearchSnowflake
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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