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DBMS > Derby vs. GeoMesa vs. JSqlDb vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. GeoMesa vs. JSqlDb vs. LokiJS

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NameDerby infooften called Apache Derby, originally IBM Cloudscape; contained in the Java SDK as JavaDB  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
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Score5.23
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score0.80
Rank#200  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.geomesa.orgjsqldb.org (offline)github.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdb.apache.org/­derby/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCCRi and othersKonrad von Backstrom
Initial release1997201420182014
Current release10.15.2.0, March 20203.2.0, April 20210.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnono
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Proceduresnofunctions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationdepending on storage layernonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layernone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesdepending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageno

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