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System Properties Comparison RavenDB vs. Snowflake

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NameRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score3.79
Rank#72  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score2.52
Rank#94  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websiteravendb.netwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationravendb.net/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperHibernating RhinosSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20102014
Current release4.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (RQL)yes
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-master replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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RavenDBSnowflake
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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