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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. FatDB vs. GeoMesa

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. FatDB vs. GeoMesa

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Spatial DBMS
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Score1.31
Rank#164  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#205  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.geomesa.org
Technical documentationiotdb.apache.org/­UserGuide/­Master/­QuickStart/­QuickStart.htmlwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationFatCloudCCRi and others
Initial release201820122014
Current release1.1.0, April 20235.0.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#Scala
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno infoVia inetgration in SQL Serverno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Java
Python
Scala
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyes infovia applicationsno
Triggersyesyes infovia applicationsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning (by time range) + vertical partitioning (by deviceId)Shardingdepending on storage layer
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication methods; using Raft/IoTConsensus algorithm to ensure strong/eventual data consistency among multiple replicasselectable replication factordepending on storage layer
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
depending on storage layer
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layer
User concepts infoAccess controlyesno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storage

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