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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Heroic

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearch
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score0.76
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#315  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­index
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overview
DeveloperCCRi and othersSpotify
Initial release20142014
Current release3.1.1, January 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageScalaJava
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearch
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layerno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storage

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