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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Snowflake vs. TerarkDB

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.22
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#310  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Terark
Initial release200720142016
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesno
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)no infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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