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DBMS > Hazelcast vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison Hazelcast vs. Snowflake vs. SWC-DB

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NameHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA widely adopted in-memory data gridCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score10.00
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitehazelcast.comwww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperHazelcastSnowflake Computing Inc.Alex Kashirin
Initial release200820142020
Current release4.2, March 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infoEventsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated Mapyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID
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 controlRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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