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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. GeoMesa vs. Hazelcast

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. GeoMesa vs. Hazelcast

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A widely adopted in-memory data grid
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#189  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#49  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitealasql.orgwww.geomesa.orghazelcast.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffCCRi and othersHazelcast
Initial release201420142008
Current release3.1.1, January 20214.2, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptScalaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Services
Triggersyesnoyes infoEvents
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on storage layeryes infoReplicated Map
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonedepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageRole-based access control

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