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System Properties Comparison Snowflake vs. Splice Machine vs. WakandaDB

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NameSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataOpen-Source SQL RDBMS for Operational and Analytical use cases with native Machine Learning, powered by Hadoop and SparkWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
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Score106.72
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Score1.09
Rank#194  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#376  Overall
#21  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.comsplicemachine.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmldoc.splicemachine.comdoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.Splice MachineWakanda SAS
Initial release201420142012
Current release3.1, March 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoAGPL 3.0, commercial license availableOpen Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
Native Spark Datasource
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
R
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyes infoJavayes
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesShared Nothhing Auto-Sharding, Columnar Partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoYes, via Full Spark Integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes
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