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NameGreenplum  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.A 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 DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score13.07
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#356  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitegreenplum.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Terark
Initial release20052016
Current release6.7.1, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageC++
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
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++
Java
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
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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