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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. Snowflake
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|Name||MongoDB Xexclude from comparison||Snowflake Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure||Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data|
|Primary database model||Document store||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS|
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
|Developer||MongoDB, Inc||Snowflake Computing Inc.|
|Current release||5.0.9, May 2022|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)||yes|
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|Server operating systems||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free Although 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.||yes support of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||proprietary protocol using JSON||CLI Client|
|Supported programming languages||Actionscript unofficial driver|
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|Triggers||yes in MongoDB Atlas only||no similar concept for controling cloud resources|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.||yes|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency|
Immediate Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes optional, enabled by default||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2||no|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users and roles||Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication|
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|Specific characteristics||MongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...|
|Competitive advantages||The MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...|
|Typical application scenarios||Internet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...|
|Key customers||ADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...|
|Market metrics||200+ million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...|
|Licensing and pricing models||MongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...|
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