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

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

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NameIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing serviceCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA 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 DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score1.91
Rank#123  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.snowflake.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
DeveloperIBMSnowflake Computing Inc.Yandex
Initial release201420142019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
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Server operating systemshostedhostedhosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)Flexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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 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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