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System Properties Comparison Riak TS vs. Snowflake

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NameRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionRiak TS is a distributed NoSQL database optimized for time series data and based on Riak KVCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.33
Rank#287  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score106.72
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websiteriak.com/­products/­riak-tswww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperBasho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20152014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
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.noyes
Secondary indexesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript and Erlanguser defined functions
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno 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 methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infolinks between datasets can be storedyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID
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 controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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