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System Properties Comparison SingleStore vs. Snowflake

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NameSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storageCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score5.51
Rank#65  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score15.53
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20132014
Current release7.1.11, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredhosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes, but no triggers and foreign keysyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersnono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency only within each nodeImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoOnly isolation level: READ COMMITEDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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