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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Greenplum vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Postgres-XL

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode 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.Cloud-based data warehousing serviceBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score1.36
Rank#130  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score11.69
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.61
Rank#122  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#214  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­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.Pivotal Software Inc.IBM
Initial release2002200520142014 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 GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxhostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2no infoImport/export of XML data possibleyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yesyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesPL/SQL, SQL PLuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
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.yesnoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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