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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. MaxDB

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  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 robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutions
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.61
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score4.72
Rank#76  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgmaxdb.sap.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997
Initial release20051984
Current release6.7.1, April 20207.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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