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DBMS > Snowflake vs. SQream DB vs. Yandex Database

System Properties Comparison Snowflake vs. SQream DB vs. Yandex Database

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NameSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonYandex Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsA distributed fault-tolerant database service, with high availability, scalability, immediate consistency and ACID transactions and providing an Amazon DynamoDB compatible API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score76.82
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#226  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.59
Rank#225  Overall
#35  Document stores
#109  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.comsqream.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­services/­ydb
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldocs.sqream.comcloud.yandex.com/­en/­docs/­ydb
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.SQream TechnologiesYandex
Initial release201420142019
Current release2021.2, September 2021
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++, CUDA, Haskell, Java, Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhosted
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (YQL)
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions in Pythonno
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyeshorizontal and vertical partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneActive-passive shard replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights defined for Yandex Cloud users
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SnowflakeSQream DBYandex Database
Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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