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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL vs. TerarkDB

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
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
Score0.07
Rank#309  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Terark
Initial release20052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2016
Current release6.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCno
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-standardno

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