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DBMS > Greenplum vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. SingleStore

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. mSQL vs. OrigoDB vs. SingleStore

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  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.mSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph databaseMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#127  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#59  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlorigodb.comwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgorigodb.com/­docsdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Hughes TechnologiesRobert Friberg et alSingleStore Inc.
Initial release200519942009 infounder the name LiveDB2013
Current release6.7.1, April 20204.4, October 20217.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Sourcecommercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC#C++, Go
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux info64 bit version required
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesUser defined using .NET types and collectionsyes
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 4.2nono infocan be achieved using .NETno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersnoyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
.NetBash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoDomain Eventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronizedSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnodepending on modelno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesnoyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead logyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoRole based authorizationFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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GreenplummSQL infoMini SQLOrigoDBSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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