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DBMS > Riak TS vs. Snowflake vs. SpaceTime

System Properties Comparison Riak TS vs. Snowflake vs. SpaceTime

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NameRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  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 dataSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.20
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.comwww.mireo.com/­spacetime
Technical documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­ts/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperOpen Source, formerly Basho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.Mireo
Initial release201520142020
Current release3.0.0, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, limitedyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
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
C#
C++
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresErlanguser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesFixed-grid hypercubes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesReal-time block device replication (DRBD)
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 datasets can be storedyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes

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