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DBMS > BigObject vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. KairosDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. KairosDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  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.High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score11.69
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#151  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score0.57
Rank#201  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iopivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogpdb.docs.pivotal.iokairosdb.github.io
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.
Initial release2015200520052013
Current release6.7.1, April 20201.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
LinuxLinux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesnono
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiessimple password-based access control

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