Is Greenplum Database the same as Postgres database?

posted Oct 3, 2012, 6:05 AM by Sachchida Ojha
Greenplum Database does have a Postgres heritage; however, Greenplum Database forked from Postgres some time ago and has devoted years of research and development efforts to build several industry-leading database and analytics features in the Greenplum kernel. Greenplum has industry leading data-loading capabilities and provides various innovative features like Polymorphic Data Storage™, MPP Scatter/Gather Streaming™, Greenplum MapReduce, and Multilevel
Fault Tolerance. Please visit to learn more about Greenplum architecture.