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System Properties Comparison Snowflake vs. TerarkDB vs. Transbase

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NameSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDBA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score30.05
Rank#27  Overall
#16  Relational DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#320  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Score0.26
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.snowflake.comgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdbwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wikiwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperSnowflake Computing Inc.TerarkTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release201420161987
Current releaseTransbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version availablecommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoyes
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.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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