DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > openGauss vs. Snowflake

System Properties Comparison openGauss vs. Snowflake

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare openGauss and Snowflake with PostgreSQL, Oracle and MySQL.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.06
Rank#184  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score130.36
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitegitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
www.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
docs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperHuawei and openGauss communitySnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release20192014
Current release3.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL 2011yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functions
Triggersyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)yes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
openGaussSnowflake
DB-Engines blog posts

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2022, defending the title from last year
3 January 2023, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

Snowflake is the DBMS of the Year 2021
3 January 2022, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

openGauss Open Source Community Officially Launch
1 July 2020, Huawei

The openGauss powers database industry forward through innovation
6 January 2022, Global Times

Engineering Students from Thammasat Win 2 'Huawei ICT' Awards to Represent Thailand in Asia-Pacific Competition.
12 January 2024, tu.ac.th

Diversified Computing: Open Innovation for Shared Success
30 September 2020, Huawei

Ethiopian Students Finish third in Global ICT Competition – Ethiopian Monitor
29 May 2023, Ethiopian Monitor

provided by Google News

The Snowflake Attack May Be Turning Into One of the Largest Data Breaches Ever
6 June 2024, WIRED

Hackers steal “significant volume” of data from hundreds of Snowflake customers
10 June 2024, Ars Technica

Mandiant says hackers stole a 'significant volume of data' from Snowflake customers
10 June 2024, TechCrunch

Pure Storage confirms data breach after Snowflake account hack
11 June 2024, BleepingComputer

Ticketmaster's Snowflake data breach was just one of 165
11 June 2024, The Verge

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Present your product here