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DBMS > PostGIS vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison PostGIS vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

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NamePostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of PostgreSQLSADAS 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 modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score23.90
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#379  Overall
#156  Relational DBMS
Score123.20
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitepostgis.netwww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationpostgis.net/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­en/­sadas-engine-download-free-trial-and-documentation/­#documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200520062014
Current release3.4.2, February 20248.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
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.yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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