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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. Heroic vs. JanusGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Heroic vs. JanusGraph vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonJanusGraph infosuccessor of Titan  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  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 ElasticSearchA Graph DBMS optimized for distributed clusters infoIt was forked from the latest code base of Titan in January 2017Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score2.54
Rank#113  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
Score17.90
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexjanusgraph.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.janusgraph.orgdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperCCRi and othersSpotifyLinux Foundation; originally developed as Titan by AureliusMicrosoft
Initial release2014201420172016
Current release3.1.1, January 20210.6.0, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageScalaJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Java API
TinkerPop Blueprints
TinkerPop Frames
TinkerPop Gremlin
TinkerPop Rexster
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesClojure
Java
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyesTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerShardingyes infodepending on the used storage backend (e.g. Cassandra, HBase, BerkeleyDB)Sharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryesyesyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infovia Faunus, a graph analytics engineno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSupports various storage backends: Cassandra, HBase, Berkeley DB, Akiban, Hazelcastyes
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 storageUser authentification and security via Rexster Graph Serveryes

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