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System Properties Comparison Snowflake vs. ToroDB
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|Name||Snowflake Xexclude from comparison||ToroDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Cloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data||A MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Document store|
|Developer||Snowflake Computing Inc.||8Kdata|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source AGPL-V3|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||no|
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|Server operating systems||hosted||All OS with a Java 7 VM|
|Data scheme||yes support of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)||schema-free|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes string, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||yes||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes|
|APIs and other access methods||CLI Client|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||user defined functions|
|Triggers||no similar concept for controling cloud resources||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||yes||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||yes||Source-replica replication|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes||no|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||no|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||Users with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication||Access rights for users and roles|
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