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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. openGauss vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonopenGauss  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.An enterprise-class RDBMS compatible with high-performance, high-availability and high-performance originally developed by HuaweiHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.20
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score1.17
Rank#186  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#103  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orggitee.com/­opengauss
opengauss.org
www.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgdocs.opengauss.org/­en
gitee.com/­opengauss/­docs
docs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Huawei and openGauss communityYugabyte Inc.
Initial release200520192017
Current release7.0.0, September 20233.0, March 20222.19, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, JavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesANSI SQL 2011yes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by range, list and hash)Hash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replicationBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes
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GreenplumopenGaussYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics2 Million+ lifetime clusters deployed, 6.5K+ GitHub stars, 7K YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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