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System Properties Comparison GridGain vs. Snowflake vs. Transbase

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NameGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.22
Rank#122  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.67
Rank#107  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.gridgain.comwww.snowflake.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­home.html
Technical documentationwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­info-center/­product-info-whitepapers.html
DeveloperGridGain Systems, Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release200720141987
Current releaseGridGain 8.5.1Transbase 8.3, September 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree development license
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 and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsyes
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)no infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesSource-replica replication
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsThe resource-optimized high-performance database system TransbaseĀ® impresses with...
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Competitive advantagesBig Data and the Internet of Things (IoT) are placing new demands on database management...
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Typical application scenariosIn following areas we created solutions based on TransbaseĀ®, C-chain and SecureBase:...
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Key customersTogether successful through Co-Operation: The successful business principles of the...
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