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DBMS > HBase vs. Newts vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison HBase vs. Newts vs. Snowflake

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NameHBase  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableTime Series DBMS based on CassandraCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelWide column storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score40.41
Rank#26  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score110.15
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitehbase.apache.orgopennms.github.io/­newtswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationhbase.apache.orggithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetOpenNMS GroupSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200820142014
Current release2.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP REST
Java API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
JavaJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoCoprocessors in Javanouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandrayes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)noACID
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 controlAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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