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

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  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 featuresIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to OracleHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score11.69
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score0.46
Rank#214  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#110  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#187  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitepivotal.io/­pivotal-greenplumwww.postgres-xl.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.htmlwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationgpdb.docs.pivotal.iowww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1docs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release20052014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB19982017
Current release6.7.1, April 202010 R1, October 201811 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)2.1.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMozilla public licensecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageCC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesdepending on used data model
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, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsPL/SQLyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnoneHash and Range Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infoMVCCACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpointsyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes
More information provided by the system vendor
GreenplumPostgres-XLTimesTenYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Gain Developer Agility Leverage full power of PostgreSQL-compatible SQL and distributed...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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YugabyteDB is a distributed ACID-compliant database that brings together three must-have...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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YugabyteDB is a good fit for fast-growing, cloud native applications that need to...
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Key customersSome 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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YugabyteDB is a 100% open source project licensed under the permissive Apache 2.0...
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