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NameQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.16
Rank#281  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score2.73
Rank#101  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.quasardb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdoc.quasardb.netdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperquasardbSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20092014
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensescommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APICLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
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 infoconsistent hashingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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