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DBMS > Greenplum vs. Lovefield vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Lovefield vs. Solr

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  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.Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.98
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#269  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Score57.72
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitegreenplum.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldlucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orggithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.GoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release200520142006
Current release6.7.1, April 20202.1.12, February 20178.11.0, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 4.2noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJava plugins
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoyes

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