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System Properties Comparison KairosDB vs. Snowflake

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NameKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#210  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationkairosdb.github.iodocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20132014
Current release1.2.2, November 2018
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

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes 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.noyes
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandrayes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlsimple password-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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