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DBMS > Greenplum vs. InfinityDB vs. IRONdb vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. InfinityDB vs. IRONdb vs. Spark SQL vs. Transbase

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  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.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfaceA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicitySpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Score0.03
Rank#334  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score22.94
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#310  Overall
#139  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgboilerbay.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasespark.apache.org/­sqlwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualdocs.circonus.com/­irondbspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Boiler Bay Inc.Circonus LLC.Apache Software FoundationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20052002201720141987
Current release6.7.1, April 20204.0V0.10.20, January 20183.2.0, October 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++ScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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 4.2nononono
Secondary indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Access via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes, in Luanoyes
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenoneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilitynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsnonoyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonononono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnononofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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