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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.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.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.86
Rank#205  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score8.08
Rank#48  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#254  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orggreenplum.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.greenplum.orgwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperCCRi and othersPivotal Software Inc.
Initial release201420052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release5.0.0, May 20247.0.0, September 202310 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2yes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID infoMVCC
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.depending on storage layernono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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