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System Properties Comparison Snowflake vs. SQream DB

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NameSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloads
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score130.36
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#224  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.comsqream.com
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.sqream.com
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.SQream Technologies
Initial release20142017
Current release2022.1.6, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Types
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.yes
Secondary indexesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions in Python
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyeshorizontal and vertical partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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