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DBMS > Rockset vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake vs. TiDB

System Properties Comparison Rockset vs. SAP IQ vs. Snowflake vs. TiDB

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NameRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQ  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBColumnar RDBMS optimized for Big Data analyticsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infocolumn-orientedRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.86
Rank#220  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score4.72
Rank#84  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score110.15
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score3.69
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websiterockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-iq-big-data-management.htmlwww.snowflake.compingcap.com
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comhelp.sap.com/­iqdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stable
DeveloperRocksetSAP, formerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.PingCAP, Inc.
Initial release2019199420142016
Current release16.1 SPS04, April 20196.3.0, September 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageC++Go, Rust
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datedynamic typingyesyesyes
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.no infoingestion from XML files supportednoyesno
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingshared disk or shared nothing architectures with SAP IQ Multiplexeryeshorizontal partitioning (by key range)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSAP/Sybase Replication ServeryesUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoHadoop integrationnoyes infowith TiSpark Connector
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset consolefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.
More information provided by the system vendor
RocksetSAP IQ infoformer name: Sybase IQSnowflakeTiDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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