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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. MongoDB vs. QuestDB

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  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.One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score13.47
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score496.16
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.61
Rank#222  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgwww.mongodb.comquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.mongodb.com/­manualquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.MongoDB, IncQuestDB Limited
Initial release200520092014
Current release6.7.1, April 20205.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol using JSONHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.horizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Configurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles
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Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Apache 2.0.
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