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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Ehcache vs. GeoMesa vs. VelocityDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedKey-value storeSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score6.66
Rank#66  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score1.06
Rank#201  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.ehcache.orgwww.geomesa.orgvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.ehcache.org/­documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.Terracotta Inc, owned by Software AGCCRi and othersVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2015200920142011
Current release3.10.0, March 20223.4.1, June 20227.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaC#
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
All OS with a Java VMAny that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnonono
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JCache.Net
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanonono
Triggersnoyes infoCache Event ListenersnoCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoby using Terracotta Serverdepending on storage layer
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)depending on storage layerImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesdepending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageBased on Windows Authentication

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