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DBMS > Netezza vs. Rockset vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Netezza vs. Rockset vs. Snowflake

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NameNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score19.82
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzarockset.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperIBMRocksetSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020192014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoincluded in appliancehostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesdynamic typingyes
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.no infoingestion from XML files supportedyes
Secondary indexesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP RESTCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consoleUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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Netezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMRocksetSnowflake
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