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

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesAnalytic 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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.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 imposedRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Score11.83
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#61  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
#34  Relational DBMS
Score0.96
Rank#150  Overall
#73  Relational DBMS
Score2.15
Rank#106  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iopivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumignite.apache.orgwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogpdb.docs.pivotal.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Apache Software FoundationIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20152005201520051998
Current release5.10.0, July 2018Apache Ignite 2.611 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open 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 languageC++, Java, .NetC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.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 proceduresLuayesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)noPL/SQL
Triggersnoyesyes (cache interceptors and events)nono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationyes (replicated cache)Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
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 tablesyesnonoyes
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.yesnoyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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BigObjectGreenplumIgniteInfobrightTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen 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 modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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