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DBMS > BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Distributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score1.48
Rank#142  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Websitebasex.orgwww.geomesa.orgquasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperBaseX GmbHCCRi and othersquasardb
Initial release200720142009
Current release9.6.4, December 20213.1.1, January 20213.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnono
Triggersyes infovia eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layerSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on storage layerSource-replica replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writernoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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BaseXGeoMesaQuasardb
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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