DB-EnginesExtremeDB for everyone with an RTOSEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Ignite vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Snowflake

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Ignite and Snowflake with MongoDB, PostgreSQL and Redis.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.16
Rank#96  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20152014
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.yesyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functions
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)no infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
IgniteSnowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2022, defending the title from last year
3 January 2023, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

GridGain Announces Call for Speakers for Virtual Apache Ignite Summit 2024
8 February 2024, PR Newswire

Apache Ignite: An Overview
6 September 2023, Open Source For You

What is Apache Ignite? How is Apache Ignite Used?
18 July 2022, The Stack

Real-time in-memory OLTP and Analytics with Apache Ignite on AWS | Amazon Web Services
14 May 2016, AWS Blog

Fire up big data processing with Apache Ignite
27 October 2016, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Generative AI Innovation in Snowflake-Informatica Partnership
23 May 2024, SiliconANGLE News

Datometry Announces Support for Snowflake
23 May 2024, PR Newswire

Briefing: Snowflake Shares Fall 5% as Revenue Growth Slows Despite AI Push
23 May 2024, The Information

Snowflake and Microsoft announce expansion of their partnership
22 May 2024, microsoft.com

Snowflake acquires TruEra to deliver LLM observability inside data cloud
22 May 2024, VentureBeat

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

RaimaDB logo

RaimaDB, embedded database for mission-critical applications. When performance, footprint and reliability matters.
Try RaimaDB for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Present your product here