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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. EJDB vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. OmniSci

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonOmniSci infoFormerly named 'MapD', rebranded to 'OmniSci' in September 2018  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Analytic 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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendA high performance, in-memory, column-oriented RDBMS, designed to run on GPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#258  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score11.83
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#150  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#117  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.ioejdb.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.omnisci.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgpdb.docs.pivotal.iodocs.omnisci.com/­latest
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.SoftmotionsPivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MapD Technologies, Inc.
Initial release20152012200520052016
Current release5.10.0, July 2018V4
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCCC++ and CUDA
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
server-lessLinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyesyes
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 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyesnono
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnoneSharding infoRound robin
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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