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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Snowflake vs. SQream DB vs. TerarkDB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Snowflake vs. SQream DB vs. TerarkDB vs. Yandex Database (YDB)

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database (YDB)  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score1.86
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score93.51
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
#115  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.snowflake.comsqream.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
github.com/­ydb-platform/­ydb
ydb.tech
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.sqream.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikicloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
ydb.tech/­en/­docs
DeveloperIBMSnowflake Computing Inc.SQream TechnologiesTerarkYandex
Initial release20142014201420162019
Current release2021.2, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, ScalaC++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnoyes
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.no infoImport/export of XML data possibleyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesnoSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functionsuser defined functions in Pythonnono
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyeshorizontal and vertical partitioningnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnonenoneActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnoAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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