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DBMS > BigObject vs. GeoMesa vs. OpenSearch

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. GeoMesa vs. OpenSearch

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedSpatial DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsVector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.23
Rank#345  Overall
#153  Relational DBMS
Score1.02
Rank#225  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score12.61
Rank#46  Overall
#4  Search engines
Websitebigobject.iowww.geomesa.orggithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlopensearch.org/­docs/­latest
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.CCRi and othersAmazon Web Services
Initial release201520142021
Current release4.0.2, July 20232.5.0, January 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Aiven for OpenSearch: Fully managed open source search and analytics suite including search engine, NoSQL document database, and visualization interface.
Implementation languageScalaJava
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 VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistent
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyes
Triggersnonoyes infoby using the 'percolation' feature
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on storage layeryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonedepending on storage layerEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, all
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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 layer
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storage
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BigObjectGeoMesaOpenSearch
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosOpenSearch is used across a broad range of search, analytics, and observability applications....
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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