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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. GridDB vs. Lovefield

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic 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.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score8.08
Rank#48  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score2.09
Rank#120  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.33
Rank#286  Overall
#131  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orggriddb.netgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.griddb.netgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Toshiba CorporationGoogle
Initial release200520132014
Current release7.0.0, September 20235.1, August 20222.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyes
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.yes infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
TriggersyesyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containers
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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GreenplumGridDBLovefield
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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