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System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. ScyllaDB vs. Snowflake

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Cassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column storeCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.23
Rank#106  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score6.16
Rank#64  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score127.45
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiterethinkdb.comwww.scylladb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.scylladb.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017ScyllaDBSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200920152014
Current release2.4.1, August 2020ScyllaDB Open Source 5.4.1, January 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes, Luauser defined functions
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basedShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possibleyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyesyes
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 infoin-memory tablesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsAccess rights for users can be defined per objectUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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RethinkDBScyllaDBSnowflake
Specific characteristicsScyllaDB is the database for data-intensive apps that require high performance and...
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosScyllaDB is ideal for applications that require high throughput and low latency at...
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Key customersDiscord, Epic Games, Expedia, Zillow, Comcast, Disney+ Hotstar, Samsung, ShareChat,...
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Market metricsScyllaDB typically offers ~75% total cost of ownership savings, with ~5X higher throughput...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScyllaDB Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) ScyllaDB Enterprise - subscription-based...
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