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DBMS > Linter vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Linter vs. Oracle Rdb vs. Snowflake

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NameLinter  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRDBMS for high security requirementsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.12
Rank#309  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#165  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitelinter.ru/­enwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
Developerrelex.ru/­enOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release199019842014
Current release7.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
HP Open VMShosted
Data schemeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLuser defined functions
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes
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 integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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