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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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.Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgnsdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.
Initial release20052017
Current release6.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava, Scala
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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