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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. GeoSpock vs. Kinetica vs. RethinkDB

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Spatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#299  Overall
#138  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#99  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orggeospock.comwww.kinetica.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.kinetica.com/­docsrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperCCRi and othersGeoSpockKineticaThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201420122009
Current release3.2.0, April 20212.0, September 20197.1, August 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageScalaJava, JavascriptC, C++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesyestemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerAutomatic shardingShardingSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCC based
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.depending on storage layernoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles on table levelyes infousers and table-level permissions
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GeoMesaGeoSpockKineticaRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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