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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL vs. Splice Machine

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score1.59
Rank#126  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score11.60
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#178  Overall
#89  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.orgsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Pivotal Software Inc.John Leach
Initial release200220052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2014
Current release1.1, February 20176.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 20182.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaCJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
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 4.2yes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesuser defined functionsyes infoJava
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono infouses HBase instead
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 nodeACIDACID infoMVCCACID
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.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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GeodeGreenplumPostgres-XLSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsSplice Machine is the open-source dual-engine RDBMS, powered by Hadoop and Spark....
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Competitive advantages
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Typical application scenariosMachine Learning, High Volume Financial Transaction processing, Internet of Things...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree Open Source as well as Enterprise model available. See http://www.splicemachine.com/product/pricing...
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