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DBMS > Greenplum vs. GridGain vs. Oracle vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. GridGain vs. Oracle vs. SAP Advantage Database Server

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  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 IgniteWidely used RDBMSLow-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structures
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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Score13.36
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score2.06
Rank#125  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
#61  Relational DBMS
Score1262.82
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score3.68
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.oracle.com/­databasewww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.html
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.oracle.com/­en/­database
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.OracleSybase, SAP
Initial release2005200719801993
Current release6.7.1, April 2020GridGain 8.5.119c, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava, C++, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsyes
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.yes infosince Version 4.2yesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
Delphi
Perl
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)PL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleyes
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)no infocan be realized in PL/SQLno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoisolation level can be parameterizedACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.noyesyes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'no infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configured
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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