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System Properties Comparison RethinkDB vs. Snowflake

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NameRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.14
Rank#97  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websiterethinkdb.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20092014
Current release2.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
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 systemsLinux
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 infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI 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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
TriggersClient-side triggers through changefeedsno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding inforange basedyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
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 dataAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoMVCC basedyes
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 controlyes infousers and table-level permissionsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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