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DBMS > Riak TS vs. RisingWave vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Riak TS vs. RisingWave vs. Snowflake

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NameRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonRisingWave  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVA distributed RDBMS for stream processing, wire-compatible with PostgreSQLCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.20
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#242  Overall
#111  Relational DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.risingwave.com/­databasewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­ts/­latestdocs.risingwave.com/­docs/­current/­introdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOpen Source, formerly Basho TechnologiesRisingWave LabsSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201520222014
Current release3.0.0, September 20221.2, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageErlangRust
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Docker
Linux
macOS
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoStandard SQL-types and JSONyes
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 SQLyes, limitedyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
PostgreSQL wire 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
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresErlangUDFs in Python or Javauser 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 nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between datasets can be storednoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers and RolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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