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DBMS > Greenplum vs. MaxDB vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. MaxDB vs. Riak KV

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  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.A robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score13.98
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score4.32
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitegreenplum.orgmaxdb.sap.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Basho Technologies
Initial release200519842009
Current release6.7.1, April 20207.9.10 (January 2020), 20202.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
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 proceduresyesyesJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardno

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