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System Properties Comparison Snowflake vs. Solr vs. Sqrrl

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NameSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.56
Rank#101  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score57.78
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.49
Rank#209  Overall
#31  Document stores
#17  Graph DBMS
#36  Key-value stores
#10  Wide column stores
Websitewww.snowflake.comlucene.apache.org/­solrsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmllucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.Apache Software FoundationAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201420042012
Current release8.3.0, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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 indexesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno infosupports limited query time joinsno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava pluginsno
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyescloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervallsImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4Atomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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 authenticationCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

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