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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Greenplum vs. openGauss

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.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 enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by Huawei
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score2.64
Rank#124  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score9.99
Rank#49  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1.38
Rank#177  Overall
#83  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comgreenplum.orggitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­docsdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
DeveloperEnterpriseDBPivotal Software Inc.Huawei and openGauss community
Initial release200520052019
Current release14, December 20217.0.0, September 20233.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC, C++, Java
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.yes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesANSI SQL 2011
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.yesyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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