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DBMS > BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. GeoMesa vs. Quasardb vs. RDF4J

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  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 databaseRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF store
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Score1.42
Rank#144  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#204  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#329  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.75
Rank#205  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.geomesa.orgquasardb.netrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldoc.quasar.ai/­masterrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperBaseX GmbHCCRi and othersquasardbSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2007201420092004
Current release9.7.3, June 20223.2.0, April 20213.13.3, April 2022
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 licensesOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 tagsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
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
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layerSharding infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on storage layerSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integrationno
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 writernoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 trailno

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