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DBMS > Greenplum vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. openGauss

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. openGauss

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  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.Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerAn enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by Huawei
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.20
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score78.51
Rank#15  Overall
#10  Relational DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#186  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­products/­azure-sql/­databasegitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqldocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.MicrosoftHuawei and openGauss community
Initial release200520102019
Current release7.0.0, September 2023V123.0, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C, C++, Java
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 4.2yesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesANSI SQL 2011
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesTransact SQLyes
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes, with always 3 replicas availableSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard

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