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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. Qdrant vs. Snowflake

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NameMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQdrant  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA high-performance vector database with neural network or semantic-based matchingCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeVector DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Vector DBMS infocurrently available in the MongoDB Atlas cloud service only
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score421.65
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.16
Rank#175  Overall
#6  Vector DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mongodb.comgithub.com/­qdrant/­qdrant
qdrant.tech
www.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.mongodb.com/­docs/­manualqdrant.tech/­documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperMongoDB, IncQdrantSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200920212014
Current release6.0.7, June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)noyes
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Implementation languageC++Rust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Docker
Linux
macOS
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialNumbers, Strings, Geo, Booleanyes
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 indexesyesyes infoKeywords, numberic ranges, geo, full-text
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Atlas SQL Interfacenoyes
APIs and other access methodsGraphQL
HTTP REST
Prisma
proprietary protocol using JSON
gRPC
OpenAPI 3.0
RESTful HTTP/JSON API infoOpenAPI 3.0
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Collection-level replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infocan be individually decided for each read operation
Immediate Consistency infodefault behaviour
Eventual Consistency, tunable consistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesKey-based authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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MongoDBQdrantSnowflake
Specific characteristicsMongoDB provides an integrated suite of cloud database and data services to accelerate...
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Competitive advantagesBuilt around the flexible document data model and unified API, MongoDB is a developer...
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Typical application scenariosAI-enriched intelligent apps (Continental, Telefonica, Iron Mountain) Internet of...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metricsHundreds of millions downloads, over 150,000+ Atlas clusters provisioned every month...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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