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DBMS > Derby vs. GeoMesa vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison Derby vs. GeoMesa 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 comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
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.In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
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Score5.66
Rank#78  Overall
#42  Relational DBMS
Score1.06
Rank#201  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.64
Rank#244  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitedb.apache.org/­derbywww.geomesa.orggithub.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 others
Initial release199720142014
Current release10.16.1.1, May 20223.4.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScalaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonedepending on storage layernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationdepending on storage layernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layernone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
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 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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