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System Properties Comparison Galaxybase vs. Snowflake

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NameGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.07
Rank#377  Overall
#40  Graph DBMS
Score130.36
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitegalaxybase.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20172014
Current releaseNov 20, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageC and Java
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeStrong typed schemayes 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 indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined procedures and functionsuser defined functions
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
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 infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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