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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. GraphDB vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. GraphDB vs. LokiJS

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
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.In-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.05
Rank#199  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score2.47
Rank#121  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Score0.63
Rank#245  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.ontotext.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentationtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterYouTubeGitHubMedium
DeveloperCCRi and othersOntotext
Initial release201420002014
Current release3.4.1, June 20229.8, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourcedOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapesschema-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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnostored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBCno
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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnowell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibilityView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerMulti-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
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 checkingno
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 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: OWLIMLokiJS
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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