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DBMS > SingleStore vs. Snowflake vs. Yaacomo

System Properties Comparison SingleStore vs. Snowflake vs. Yaacomo

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NameSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonYaacomo  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table typeCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataOpenCL based in-memory RDBMS, designed for efficiently utilizing the hardware via parallel computing
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.53
Rank#60  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score106.72
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#381  Overall
#158  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.singlestore.comwww.snowflake.comyaacomo.com
Technical documentationdocs.singlestore.comdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSingleStore Inc.Snowflake Computing Inc.Q2WEB GmbH
Initial release201320142009
Current release7.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, Go
Server operating systemsLinux info64 bit version requiredhostedAndroid
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infobut no triggers and foreign keysyesyes
APIs and other access methodsCluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
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 resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infohash partitioningyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodesyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculationsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained access control via users, groups and rolesUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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SingleStore infoformer name was MemSQLSnowflakeYaacomo
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-Based Analytics With SingleStoreDB
9 June 2022,  Akmal Chaudhri, SingleStore (sponsor) 

SingleStore: The Increasing Momentum of Multi-Model Database Systems
14 February 2022,  Akmal Chaudhri, SingleStore (sponsor) 

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Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

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Conferences and events

Turbocharging MySQL JSON Data with SingleStore
Webinar, 10:00AM PDT, 11 October 2022

Recent citations in the news

SingleStore raises additional cash to grow its database business
12 July 2022, TechCrunch

SingleStore Empowers Digital Innovators With Superior Database Performance and Real-Time Insights at Lower TCO
30 August 2022, businesswire.com

SingleStore Outshines Major Database Competitors in TCO Study
15 June 2022, businesswire.com

SingleStore Expands Capabilities for Real-Time Applications and Workloads
22 June 2022, businesswire.com

Relational Database Management System Market to Witness Huge Growth by Key Players: SingleStore, Teradata Corporation, Connx Solutions, TmaxSoft, MongoDB, Couchbase
26 September 2022, openPR

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Cybersecurity is a data problem. Snowflake wants to be part of the answer.
22 September 2022, Protocol

DTCC, Snowflake Partner on Data
28 September 2022, Traders Magazine

Bluesky built cost guardrails to help cut Snowflake data spend
14 September 2022, TechCrunch

Salesforce, Snowflake partnership moves customer data in real time across systems
15 September 2022, TechCrunch

Analytics8 Acquires Snowflake Data Analytics Partner Mashey
29 September 2022, ChannelE2E

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