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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL vs. SQream DB vs. TimesTen

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSQream DB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  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.Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresa GPU-based, columnar RDBMS for big data analytics workloadsIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score11.69
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#214  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.49
Rank#211  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#110  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.orgsqream.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.sqream.com/­latest/­manualdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.SQream TechnologiesOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20141998
Current release6.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 20182019.2.1, July 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCC++, CUDA, Haskell
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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 infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsuser defined functions in PythonPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal and vertical partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
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-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GreenplumPostgres-XLSQream DBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsDue to exponentially growing data, organizations today are facing slowdowns, with...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesMuch faster time to insight Analyze significantly more data Achieve previously unobtainable...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosWhat can you do with 100x faster SQL analytics? Better and more timely decision making...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our customers include: LG Uplus, AIS (Advanced Info Service), ACL Mobile,...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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