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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. SwayDB

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  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 embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitegreenplum.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.org
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Simer Plaha
Initial release20052018
Current release6.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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