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DBMS > Greenplum vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Solr

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Solr

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  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.A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsA widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.98
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score5.28
Rank#71  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score57.72
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitegreenplum.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableslucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orglucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.MicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release200520122006
Current release6.7.1, April 20208.11.0, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes 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 indexesyesnoyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.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
Triggersyesnoyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.yes
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 ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDoptimistic lockingoptimistic locking
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesyes

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