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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Google Cloud Bigtable vs. Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Bigtable  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 processesGoogle's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.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 modelKey-value storeWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score1.59
Rank#126  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score2.93
Rank#91  Overall
#7  Wide column stores
Score11.60
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­bigtablepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docscloud.google.com/­bigtable/­docsgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GooglePivotal Software Inc.
Initial release2002201520052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release1.1, February 20176.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfirecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonoyes infosince Version 4.2yes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnonoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HappyBase (Python library)
HBase compatible API (Java)
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
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationInternal replication in Colossus, and regional replication between two clusters in different zonesMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency (for a single cluster), Eventual consistency (for two or more replicated clusters)Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID 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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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