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DBMS > BigObject vs. eXtremeDB vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. TimesTen

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

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringAnalytic 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 imposedRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.04
Rank#320  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#224  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series 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.iowww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilypivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmgpdb.docs.pivotal.iodocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.McObjectPivotal 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 release20152001200520051998
Current release8.1, November 20195.10.0, July 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercialOpen 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 and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availableyes infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
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 proceduresLuayesyesnoPL/SQL
Triggersnoyes infoby defining eventsyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
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 tablesyesyesnoyes
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)yes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyes
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.yesyesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnofine 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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BigObjecteXtremeDBGreenplumInfobrightTimesTen
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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