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DBMS > BigObject vs. GeoMesa vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. VelocityDB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. GeoMesa vs. SAP Advantage Database Server vs. VelocityDB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Advantage Database Server infoformer name: Sybase ADS  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Low-cost RDBMS with access to ISAM and FoxPro data structuresA .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 imposedSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Score1.06
Rank#201  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score3.30
Rank#105  Overall
#54  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#336  Overall
#34  Graph DBMS
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Websitebigobject.iowww.geomesa.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­advantage-database-server.htmlvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iowww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.CCRi and othersSybase, SAPVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2015201419932011
Current release3.4.1, June 20227.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaC#
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
.Net
Supported programming languagesDelphi
Perl
PHP
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyesno
TriggersnonoyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layernoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonedepending on storage layerMulti-source replication infoCONFLICT Trigger to resolve replication conflicts
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnonedepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layerno infocaching of (temporary) tables can be configuredyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication

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