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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Hive vs. Quasardb vs. Riak KV

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHive  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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 HadoopDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.36
Rank#44  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Score81.61
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Websitegreenplum.orghive.apache.orgquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgcwiki.apache.org/­confluence/­display/­Hive/­Homedoc.quasar.ai/­master
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoinitially developed by FacebookquasardbBasho Technologies
Initial release2005201220092009
Current release6.7.1, April 20203.1.2, August 20193.13.3, April 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMBSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryno
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 infowith tagsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
HTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnonoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factorSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReducewith Hadoop integrationyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and rolesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailno
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Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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