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System Properties Comparison Heroic vs. SingleStore vs. Snowflake vs. SpatiaLite

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NameHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score6.34
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#128  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperSpotifySingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release2014201320142008
Current release7.3, December 20205.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredhostedserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
HeroicSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSnowflakeSpatiaLite
Specific characteristicsSingleStore is The No Limits Database™, powering modern applications and analytical...
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Competitive advantagesPerformance - Shattering the Trillion-Rows-Per-Second Barrier Fast data ingest -...
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Typical application scenariosReal-Time Analytics Internet of Things Personalization and Recommendations Risk Management...
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Key customersComcast - Real-time Stream Processing Architecture DellEMC - Getting it Right Exactly...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide -- US and International Industry Solutions:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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