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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. GeoMesa vs. JanusGraph

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  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 Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score2.02
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.81
Rank#214  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#135  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.geomesa.orgjanusgraph.org
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.janusgraph.org
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCCRi and othersLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by Aurelius
Initial release201420142017
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20194.0.5, February 20240.6.3, February 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJava API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Clojure
Java
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layeryes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
depending on storage layeryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationyesyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engine
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistencydepending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcast
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 controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Server

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