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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. GeoMesa vs. InfinityDB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interface
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSKey-value store
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Score2.02
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#214  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#359  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.geomesa.orgboilerbay.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCCRi and othersBoiler Bay Inc.
Initial release201420142002
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20194.0.5, February 20244.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgrade
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arrays
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnono
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
depending on storage layernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loads
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 layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageno

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