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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. openGauss vs. Sphinx

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score9.20
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#186  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score6.06
Rank#61  Overall
#6  Search engines
Websitegreenplum.orggitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
sphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
sphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Huawei and openGauss communitySphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release200520192001
Current release7.0.0, September 20233.0, March 20223.5.1, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 4.2no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL 2011SQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica 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 dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno

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