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DBMS > EXASOL vs. GeoMesa vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

System Properties Comparison EXASOL vs. GeoMesa vs. IRONdb vs. SwayDB

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NameEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.GeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score4.20
Rank#80  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.70
Rank#212  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#313  Overall
#46  Key-value stores
Websitewww.exasol.comwww.geomesa.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaseswaydb.io
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourceswww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperExasolCCRi and othersCirconus LLC.Simer Plaha
Initial release2000201420172018
Current release3.1.1, January 2021V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++Scala
Server operating systemsLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsno
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)no
APIs and other access methods.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnoyes, in Luano
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdepending on storage layerAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awarenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infoHadoop integrationyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencydepending on storage layerImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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 layernoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenono

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