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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. Greenplum vs. Impala vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MongoDB

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. Greenplum vs. Impala vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MongoDB

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionAnalytic 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.Analytic DBMS for HadoopA multi-model DBMS and application serverOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document storeDocument storeSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.27
Rank#274  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score13.61
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score18.65
Rank#37  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score3.23
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#49  Relational DBMS
Score496.50
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Websitewww.esgyn.cngreenplum.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.mongodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.intersystems.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manual
DeveloperEsgynPivotal Software Inc.ClouderaInterSystemsMongoDB, Inc
Initial release20152005201319972009
Current release6.7.1, April 20203.4.0, April 20202018.1.4, May 20205.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)
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Implementation languageC++, JavaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesdepending on used data modelschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial
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 4.2noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
Java
Perl
Python
R
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC#
C++
Java
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesJavaScript
Triggersnoyesnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas only
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnoneSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes infoquery execution via MapReducenoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by default
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononoyesyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights for users, groups and rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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