DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Greenplum vs. Hive

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Hive

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Our visitors often compare Greenplum and Hive with PostgreSQL, Oracle and Amazon Redshift.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHive  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.data warehouse software for querying and managing large distributed datasets, built on Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.58
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score77.90
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumhive.apache.org
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.iocwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Home
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by Facebook
Initial release20052012
Current release5.10.0, July 20182.3.0, July 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 4.2
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduce
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesDremio is like magic for Hive accelerating your analytical queries up to 1,000x.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GreenplumHive
DB-Engines blog posts

Why is Hadoop not listed in the DB-Engines Ranking?
13 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Research Insights of Hadoop And Big Data Analysis Market and Emerging Trends with Focusing Key Players: Cloudera, Hortonworks, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Outerthought, MapR Technologies, Karmasphere, Greenplum Database, HStreaming
24 May 2019, openPR

Greenplum 6 ventures outside the analytic box
19 March 2019, ZDNet

Pivotal, Gravitational, and Google Water Kubernetes Expansion
25 March 2019, SDxCentral

Pivotal Greenplum Analytic Database Adds Multicloud Support
18 September 2017, SDxCentral

Pivotal Takes Greenplum to the Cloud
14 September 2017, Datanami

provided by Google News

Hive v/s Pig: Comparing The Two Principal Components Of Hadoop Ecosystem
7 May 2019, Analytics India Magazine

The main picks for Hadoop distributions on the market
23 May 2019, TechTarget

Google, Informatica deepen ties around big data in the cloud
22 May 2019, TechTarget

What's Behind Lyft's Choices in Big Data Tech
10 May 2019, Datanami

Pentaho Business Analytics: Service Overview and Insight
25 April 2019, Datamation

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

PostGres DBA
Alltech International, Washington, DC

Greenplum Architect
GSS Infotech, Glastonbury, CT

Senior PL/SQL and Linux developer
ShoreIT Solutions, Woodlawn, MD

Sr. PL/SQL and Linux Developer
Software Tech Enterprises, Baltimore, MD

Senior PL/SQL and Linux Developer
ShoreIT Solutions, Baltimore, MD

Quant Analytics Associate
JP Morgan Chase, Plano, TX

Quant Analytics Associate
JP Morgan Chase, Chicago, IL

Quant Analytics Associate
JP Morgan Chase, Columbus, OH

CSE I Big Data
Amazon Web Services, Inc., Herndon, VA

Hadoop Subject Matter Specialist
Booz Allen Hamilton, Washington, DC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Start now with Redis Cloud
Secure, highly available Redis as a serverless, hosted, fully managed cloud service.
Sign up here.

Present your product here