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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. GridGain vs. NCache vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  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.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.36
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score0.79
Rank#196  Overall
#32  Key-value stores
Score0.51
Rank#241  Overall
#116  Relational DBMS
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheraima.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.raima.com
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.AlachisoftRaima Inc.
Initial release2005200720051984
Current release6.7.1, April 2020GridGain 8.5.15.2, April 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaC
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyespartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryes
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 4.2yesnono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
IDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)no infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yes infoNotificationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyeshorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes (replicated cache)yes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)no
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Specific characteristicsNCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Raima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesNCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Decreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosNCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Typical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersBank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Infor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsMarket Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Over 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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Just as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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