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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Greenplum vs. HBase

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumAnalytic 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.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTable
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.64
Rank#210  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score12.59
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score44.69
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlgreenplum.orghbase.apache.org
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.greenplum.orghbase.apache.org
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupPivotal Software Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release201620052008
Current release6.7.1, April 20202.3.4, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesoptions to bring your own types, AVRO
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.yesyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoCoprocessors in Java
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBGreenplumHBase
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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