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DBMS > Netezza vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Netezza vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

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NameNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score19.82
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#352  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperIBMSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200020062014
Current release8.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoincluded in applianceAIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesyes 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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
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 nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.yes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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Netezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSadas EngineSnowflake
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