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NameSnowflake
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.38
Rank#119  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
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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Recent citations in the news

With huge new $450M funding round, Snowflake Computing has now raised almost $1 billion
11 October 2018, GeekWire

Snowflake Computing Secures $450 Million in Funding Round
12 October 2018, Database Trends and Applications

It took only 4 years for this CEO to build a small cloud-computing startup into a $3.5 billion business — here's ...
15 October 2018, Business Insider

Blizzard of growth brings Snowflake Computing $450M in new funding
11 October 2018, Silicon Valley Business Journal

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11 October 2018, Crunchbase News

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