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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. EJDB vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. Riak KV

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 frontendDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.04
Rank#320  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#257  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score12.00
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score5.59
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.bigobject.ioejdb.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdgpdb.docs.pivotal.io
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.SoftmotionsPivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Basho Technologies
Initial release20152012200520052009
Current release5.10.0, July 20182.1.0, April 2015
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, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageCCErlang
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
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyesyesno
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 insteadrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
in-process shared libraryJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
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
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyesnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesno

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