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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Grakn vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. TimesTen

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGrakn  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesGrakn is a distributed, hyper-relational database for managing complex data that serves as a knowledge base for cognitive/AI systems.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 frontendIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.04
Rank#320  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#207  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#100  Relational DBMS
Score12.00
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.98
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iograkn.aipivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodev.grakn.ai/­docsgpdb.docs.pivotal.iodocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Grakn LabsPivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20152016200520051998
Current release1.6.2, January 20205.10.0, July 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
console (shell)
gRPC protocol
Workbase (visualisation software)
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyesnoPL/SQL
Triggersnonoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using CassandraShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoby using CassandraMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressfine 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
More information provided by the system vendor
BigObjectGraknGreenplumInfobrightTimesTen
Specific characteristicsGrakn is the knowledge graph to organise complex networks of data and making it queryable,...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesExpressive and flexible data model: The meta-schema of Grakn allows for modelling...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : Grakn makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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