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System Properties Comparison OpenSearch vs. Snowflake vs. Trino

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NameOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTrino  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataFast distributed SQL query engine for big data analytics. Forked from Presto and originally named PrestoSQL
Primary database modelSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.03
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score130.36
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score4.99
Rank#65  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitegithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
www.snowflake.comtrino.io
Technical documentationopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmltrino.io/­broadcast
trino.io/­docs/­current
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHub
DeveloperAmazon Web ServicesSnowflake Computing Inc.Trino Software Foundation
Initial release202120142012 info2020 rebranded from PrestoSQL
Current release2.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
macOS infofor devlopment
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentyes 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 indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexeddepending on connected data-source
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Trino CLI
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes, depending on connected data-source
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesdepending on connected data-source
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyesdepending on connected data-source
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allImmediate Consistencydepending on connected data-source
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDdepending on connected data-source
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesdepending on connected data-source
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 authenticationSQL standard access control
More information provided by the system vendor
OpenSearchSnowflakeTrino
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Trino is the fastest open source, massively parallel processing SQL query engine...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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High performance analtyics and data processing of very large data sets Powerful ANSI...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Performant analytics query engine for data warehouses, data lakes, and data lakehouses...
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Key customersTrino is widely adopted across the globe as freely-available open source software....
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Market metrics33000+ commits in GitHub 8200+ stargazers in GitHub 1200+ pull requests merged in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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Trino is an open source project and usage is therefore free. Commercial offerings...
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