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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. GigaSpaces InsightEdge vs. Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGigaSpaces InsightEdge  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesHigh performance in-memory data grid platform, powering three products: Smart Cache, Smart ODS (Operational Data Store), Smart Augmented TransactionsAnalytic 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 modelKey-value storeDocument store
Object oriented DBMS infoValues are user defined objects
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsGraph DBMS
Search engine
Document storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.60
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score0.55
Rank#221  Overall
#35  Document stores
#13  Object oriented DBMS
Score12.21
Rank#41  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#224  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.comgreenplum.orgwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.htmldocs.greenplum.orgwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Gigaspaces TechnologiesPivotal Software Inc.
Initial release2002200020052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release1.1, February 201715.5, September 20206.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, C++, .NetC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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.nono infoXML can be used for describing objects metadatayes infosince Version 4.2yes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-99 for query and DML statementsyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
GigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
Python
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes, event driven architectureyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executorsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANYImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GeodeGigaSpaces InsightEdgeGreenplumPostgres-XL
Specific characteristicsGigaSpaces, the pioneer of In-Memory Computing , drives enterprise digital transformation...
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Competitive advantages​ AI Driven Autonomous Operations – GigaSpaces’ unique AI driven technology simplifies...
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Typical application scenariosApplication Acceleration, Smart Caching, BI Acceleration on Fresh Data, Digital Integration...
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Key customersMorgan Stanley, Bank of America, Goldman Sachs, PriceRunner, Cerner, Societe Generale,...
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Market metricsForrester has positioned GigaSpaces as a strong performer in The Forrester Wave™:...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGigaSpaces offers both open source and commercial editions with annual subscriptions....
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