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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. Postgres-XL vs. TiDB vs. TimesTen

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  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 featuresTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.In-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score11.60
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#100  Relational DBMS
Score1.82
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.orgpingcap.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationpingcap.com/­docsdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.PingCAP, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB20161998
Current release6.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 20183.0.0, June 201911 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageCGo, Rust
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 functionalitynono
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
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsnoPL/SQL
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning (by key range)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.Master-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno infocurrently only supported in syntaxyes
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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GreenplumPostgres-XLTiDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open source distributed scalable hybrid transactional and analytical processing...
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The world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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TimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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TimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersBank of Beijing (Banking) Mobike (Ridesharing) Toutiao (Media) Ele.me (Catering)...
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Some of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsInfoWorld’s 2018 Best of Open Source Software Award winners 15000+ stars on GitHub...
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TimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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Standard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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