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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Geode vs. Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL vs. TimesTen

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.Geode 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 featuresIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score0.50
Rank#205  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score1.56
Rank#128  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
Score12.00
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#212  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score2.16
Rank#109  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacegeode.apache.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygeode.apache.org/­docsgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperFairCom CorporationOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Pivotal Software Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1979200220052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB1998
Current releaseV11.5, November 20171.1, February 20175.10.0, July 201810 R1, October 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++JavaC
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxLinux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyesyesyesyes
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 functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (OQL)yesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.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
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++user defined functionsyesuser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes, on a single nodeACIDACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access 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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c-treeACEGeodeGreenplumPostgres-XLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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