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NameOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBaseCloud-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
Trend Chart
Score2.09
Rank#142  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score127.45
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteopentsdb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
Developercurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributorsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20112014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPLcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenumeric data for metrics, strings for tagsyes
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 indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Telnet API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesErlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on HBaseyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on HBaseyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency infobased on HBaseImmediate 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 persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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