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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MySQL

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.75
Rank#203  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score1189.21
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperCCRi and othersIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release201420101995
Current release3.2.0, April 20218.0.29, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageScalaErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 storageAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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