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System Properties Comparison EnterpriseDB vs. Geode vs. Greenplum vs. TimesTen

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NameEnterpriseDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesAnalytic 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.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.36
Rank#102  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score1.59
Rank#124  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score12.14
Rank#40  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.12
Rank#109  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comgeode.apache.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­resources/­product-documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgpdb.docs.pivotal.iodocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperEnterpriseDBOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Pivotal Software Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2005200220051998
Current releaseV10, November 20171.1, February 20175.10.0, July 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.noyes infosince Version 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.user defined functionsyesPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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EnterpriseDBGeodeGreenplumTimesTen
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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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 modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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