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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  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.Widely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.23
Rank#45  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#127  Overall
#22  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­berkeleydb.html
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release20051994
Current release7.0.0, September 202318.1.40, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 4.2yes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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