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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. GraphDB vs. JSqlDb vs. LokiJS

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

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Enterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
Object oriented DBMS
Document store
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Score0.95
Rank#204  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score2.49
Rank#119  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.66
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.ontotext.comjsqldb.org (offline)github.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperCCRi and othersOntotextKonrad von Backstrom
Initial release2014200020182014
Current release3.2.0, April 20219.8, June 20210.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen SourceOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesnoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnostored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCnono
APIs and other access methodsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityfunctions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerMulti-source replicationnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoConstraint checkingnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno 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.depending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.no
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GeoMesaGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIMJSqlDbLokiJS
Specific characteristicsGraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesGraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosMetadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersBBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsGraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsGraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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