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DBMS > Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. Snowflake

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NameRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS 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 modelKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score6.25
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#345  Overall
#153  Relational DBMS
Score103.50
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release200920062014
Current release2.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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 indexesrestrictedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlangnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factornoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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.yes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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