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System Properties Comparison HyperSQL vs. Snowflake
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|Name||HyperSQL also known as HSQLDB Xexclude from comparison||Snowflake Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java also known as HSQLDB||Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Developer||Snowflake Computing Inc.|
|Current release||2.6.1, October 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source based on BSD license||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||yes|
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|Server operating systems||All OS with a Java VM Embedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes||hosted|
|Data scheme||yes||yes support of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||HTTP API JDBC via HTTP|
|Supported programming languages||All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||Java, SQL||user defined functions|
|Triggers||yes||no similar concept for controling cloud resources|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||yes|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||yes|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||no|
|User concepts Access control||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard||Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication|
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|HyperSQL also known as HSQLDB||Snowflake|
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