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DBMS > AgensGraph vs. Greenplum vs. Impala

System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Greenplum vs. Impala

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Analytic DBMS for Hadoop
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.06
Rank#317  Overall
#31  Graph DBMS
#141  Relational DBMS
Score13.76
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score18.93
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Websitebitnine.netgreenplum.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.html
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Cloudera
Initial release201620052013
Current release2.1, December 20186.7.1, April 20203.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemedepending on used data modelyesyes
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritanceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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