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DBMS > Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison Rockset vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Snowflake

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NameRockset  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDBRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.56
Rank#229  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score5.83
Rank#62  Overall
#34  Relational DBMS
Score52.07
Rank#21  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Websiterockset.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.rockset.comhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperRocksetSAP infoformerly SybaseSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201919922014
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datedynamic typingyesyes
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 supportedyesyes
Secondary indexesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries, including JOINsyesyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions
Triggersnoyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
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.yesno
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 authentication

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