Greenplum Unified Analytics Platform (UAP) combines the co-processing of structured and unstructured data with a productivity engine that enables collaboration among your data science team. Greenplum UAP includes Greenplum Database, Greenplum HD, and Greenplum Chorus.
The Greenplum Database is one that rose to prominence fairly recently in a new wave of scale-out SQL databases, most of which were built as column stores. In fact Greenplum is not a pure column store, describing itself as polymorphic – which means that it offers the choice of column or row-oriented storage. Tables can also be configured to optimize read/write operation.
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