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DBMS > IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Snowflake vs. SQream DB vs. Yandex Database

System Properties Comparison IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Snowflake vs. SQream DB vs. Yandex Database

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database  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 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 DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score2.10
Rank#120  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score64.19
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.62
Rank#221  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#230  Overall
#36  Document stores
#111  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.snowflake.comsqream.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.sqream.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
DeveloperIBMSnowflake Computing Inc.SQream TechnologiesYandex
Initial release2014201420142019
Current release2020.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functionsuser defined functions in Pythonno
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyeshorizontal and vertical partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesnoneActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users

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