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DBMS > Greenplum vs. MaxDB vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. MaxDB vs. Tarantool

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  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 solutionsIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score13.98
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score4.32
Rank#82  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#134  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Websitegreenplum.orgmaxdb.sap.comwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.SAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Mail.ru Group
Initial release200519842008
Current release6.7.1, April 20207.9.10 (January 2020), 20202.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles

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