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System Properties Comparison NSDb vs. Snowflake

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NameNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.08
Rank#369  Overall
#40  Time Series DBMS
Score130.36
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitensdb.iowww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationnsdb.io/­Architecturedocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20172014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 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, Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
hosted
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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 indexesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate 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 persistentUsing Apache Luceneyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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