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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL vs. Splice Machine

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonSplice Machine  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 featuresOpen-Source SQL RDBMS powered by Spark and Hadoop
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument store
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Score11.77
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#215  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#191  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.orgsplicemachine.com
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdoc.splicemachine.com
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.John Leach
Initial release20052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2014
Current release6.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 20182.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoextended commercial Enterprise edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 functionality
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Java
JRuby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infoJava
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infouses HBase instead
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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GreenplumPostgres-XLSplice Machine
Specific characteristicsSplice Machine is the open-source dual-engine RDBMS, powered by Hadoop and Spark....
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Competitive advantages
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Typical application scenariosMachine Learning, High Volume Financial Transaction processing, Internet of Things...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree Open Source as well as Enterprise model available. See http://www.splicemachine.com/product/pricing...
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