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DBMS > Netezza vs. Snowflake vs. SpatiaLite

System Properties Comparison Netezza vs. Snowflake vs. SpatiaLite

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NameNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score19.27
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.snowflake.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperIBMSnowflake Computing Inc.Alessandro Furieri
Initial release200020142008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux infoincluded in appliancehostedserver-less
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationno

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Recent citations in the news

Smart Associates' New Products Increase IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Return on Investment
13 January 2022, PR.com

IBM Brings Back a Netezza, Attacks Yellowbrick
29 June 2020, Datanami

IBM to Acquire Netezza for $1.78 Billion - WSJ
20 September 2010, Wall Street Journal

IBM to buy analytics company Netezza for $1.7 billion
20 September 2010, Reuters

IBM launches new Netezza appliance, eyes big data
21 June 2011, ZDNet

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6 January 2022, The Register

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11 January 2022, PRNewswire

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6 January 2022, ChannelE2E

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5 January 2022, Database Trends and Applications

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