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DBMS > GridGain vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake vs. Weaviate

System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake vs. Weaviate

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonWeaviate  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataAn open-source GraphQL-based Smart Graph with the core features: semantic search, automatic classification, and knowledge representation
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.27
Rank#113  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#55  Relational DBMS
Score5.27
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#107  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#309  Overall
#15  Search engines
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­semi-technologies/­weaviate
www.semi.technology/­products/­weaviate.html
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latesthelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.semi.technology/­documentation/­weaviate/­current
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.SAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.SeMI Technologies B.V.
Initial release2007199420142017
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.116.1 SPS04, April 20190.22, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available with Weaviate Enterprise
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetGo
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes, maps to GraphQL interface
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, int, float, geo point, date, cross reference, fuzzy references
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.yesnoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoall data objects are indexed in a semantic vector space (the Contextionary), all primitive fields are indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyesGraphQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ MultiplexeryesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)SAP/Sybase Replication Serveryesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)Hadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationOpenID Connect Discovery
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