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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Postgres-XL vs. Solr vs. TimesTen

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.59
Rank#126  Overall
#23  Key-value stores
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score51.26
Rank#18  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.postgres-xl.orglucene.apache.org/­solrwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Apache Software FoundationOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20022014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20061998
Current release1.1, February 201710 R1, October 20188.5.2, May 202011 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
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 requiredLinux
macOS
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yes infodistributed, parallel query executionSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsJava pluginsPL/SQL
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACID infoMVCCoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
GeodePostgres-XLSolrTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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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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