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System Properties Comparison Datastax Enterprise vs. Greenplum vs. SwayDB

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NameDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.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.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score8.68
Rank#54  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score12.29
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#376  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Websitewww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisegreenplum.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.datastax.comdocs.greenplum.org
DeveloperDataStaxPivotal Software Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release201120052018
Current release6.8, April 20206.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infono "single point of failure"Shardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per objectfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Specific characteristicsDataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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