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System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. Snowflake vs. Speedb

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSpeedb  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 dataAn embeddable, high performance key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads, which can be used as a drop-in replacement for RocksDB
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
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Score3.64
Rank#89  Overall
#13  Key-value stores
#48  Relational DBMS
Score123.20
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#318  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Websiteignite.apache.orgwww.snowflake.comwww.speedb.io
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationSnowflake Computing Inc.Speedb
Initial release201520142020
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0; commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesno
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
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)user defined functionsno
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)no infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)yesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno
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Specific characteristicsSpeedb is an embedded key-value storage engine for versatile use cases. It was designed...
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Competitive advantagesSpeedb Open-source rebases on RocksDB's latest versions, with enhanced capabilities...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source - Speedb OSS is released under an Apache license and can be found on...
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