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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Hawkular Metrics vs. Kdb+

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHawkular Metrics  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Hawkular metrics is the metric storage of the Red Hat sponsored Hawkular monitoring system. It is based on Cassandra.High performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#332  Overall
#32  Time Series DBMS
Score8.77
Rank#53  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.hawkular.orgkx.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlwww.hawkular.org/­hawkular-metrics/­docs/­user-guidecode.kx.com
DeveloperCCRi and othersCommunity supported by Red HatKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201420142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release3.1.1, January 20213.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaq
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnoyes infovia Hawkular Alertingyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerSharding infobased on Cassandrahorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layernoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenorights management via user accounts
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GeoMesaHawkular MetricsKdb+
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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