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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. IRONdb vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. IRONdb vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  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.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityHigh performance Time Series DBMSElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#200  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score8.14
Rank#57  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score22.60
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasekx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.circonus.com/­irondbcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperCCRi and othersCirconus LLC.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoft
Initial release201420172000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032016
Current release3.2.0, April 2021V0.10.20, January 20183.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC and C++qC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes, in Luauser defined functionsTransact SQL
Triggersnonoyes infowith viewsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerAutomatic, metric affinity per nodehorizontal partitioningSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno 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 datanononoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 accountsyes

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