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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score1.82
Rank#125  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score11.77
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score2.38
Rank#108  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score20.95
Rank#31  Overall
#18  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgpivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsgpdb.docs.pivotal.iodocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1www.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperOriginally 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 2005Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release2002200519982005
Current release1.1, February 20176.7.1, April 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 4.2noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yesyesyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsyesPL/SQLyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
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; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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GeodeGreenplumTimesTenVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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