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DBMS > Riak TS vs. Snowflake vs. TDengine

System Properties Comparison Riak TS vs. Snowflake vs. TDengine

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NameRiak TS  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  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 dataTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.20
Rank#319  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score121.33
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score2.60
Rank#107  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
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Technical documentationwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­ts/­latestdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperOpen Source, formerly Basho TechnologiesSnowflake Computing Inc.TDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release201520142019
Current release3.0.0, September 20223.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL V3, also commercial editions available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedLinux
Windows
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, limitedyesStandard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
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#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresErlanguser defined functionsno
Triggersyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryesyes
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 storedyesno
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Riak TSSnowflakeTDengine
Specific characteristicsTDengine™ is a next generation data historian purpose-built for Industry 4.0 and...
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Competitive advantagesHigh Performance at any Scale: TDengine is purpose-built for handling massive industrial...
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Typical application scenariosTDengine is designed for Industrial IoT scenarios, including: Manufacturing Connected...
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Market metricsTDengine has garnered over 22,500 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsTDengine OSS is an open source, cloud native time series database. It includes built-in...
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