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DBMS > BigObject vs. Greenplum vs. Infobright vs. Trafodion

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

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  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 frontendTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score0.05
Rank#312  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Score12.14
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.03
Rank#147  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#218  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.bigobject.iopivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ignitetech.com/­solutions/­information-technology/­infobrightdbtrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogpdb.docs.pivotal.iotrafodion.apache.org
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Pivotal Software Inc.Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Apache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release2015200520052014
Current release5.10.0, July 20182.3.0, February 2019
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 languageCC++, Java
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
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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 insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuayesnoJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replicationyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
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 capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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