DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Greenplum vs. RocksDB vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. RocksDB vs. Snowflake

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.23
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Score123.20
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgrocksdb.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orggithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Facebook, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200520132014
Current release7.0.0, September 20238.11.4, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yes infosince Version 4.2noyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesSpeedb: A high performance RocksDB-compliant key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads.
» more
CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GreenplumRocksDBSnowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2022, defending the title from last year
3 January 2023, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

1. Introducing the Greenplum Database - Data Warehousing with Greenplum [Book]
6 December 2018, O'Reilly Media

VMware Greenplum on AWS: Parallel Postgres for Enterprise Analytics at Scale | Amazon Web Services
9 September 2019, AWS Blog

Greenplum 6 ventures outside the analytic box | ZDNET
19 March 2019, ZDNet

Greenplum 6 review: Jack of all trades, master of some
7 November 2019, InfoWorld

EMC and Greenplum Dress Elephant for IT Parade
8 December 2011, WIRED

provided by Google News

Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?
25 August 2021, Datanami

Pliops Unveils Accelerated Key-Value Store That Boosts RocksDB Performance by 20x at OCP Global Summit
18 October 2022, GlobeNewswire

Meta's Velox Means Database Performance Is Not Subject To Interpretation
31 August 2022, The Next Platform

Linux 6.9 Drives AMD 4th Gen EPYC Performance Even Higher For Some Workloads
29 March 2024, Phoronix

AMD EPYC vs. Intel Xeon Cascadelake With Facebook's RocksDB Database
17 October 2019, Phoronix

provided by Google News

Data Storage Stocks Q4 Results: Benchmarking Snowflake (NYSE:SNOW)
16 April 2024, Yahoo Finance

How to Secure Your Data In Snowflake: 8 Areas to Focus On
16 April 2024, Security Boulevard

Use Apache Iceberg in your data lake with Amazon S3, AWS Glue, and Snowflake | Amazon Web Services
3 April 2024, AWS Blog

MessageGears to operate with the Snowflake data cloud
9 April 2024, MarTech

Partnership Brings Cutting-Edge LLMs from Mistral AI Into Snowflake Data Cloud
12 April 2024, Acceleration Economy

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Ontotext logo

GraphDB allows you to link diverse data, index it for semantic search and enrich it via text analysis to build big knowledge graphs. Get it free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Present your product here