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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. Impala vs. JSqlDb

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Impala vs. JSqlDb

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Analytic DBMS for HadoopJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitives
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score1.06
Rank#201  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score17.92
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmljsqldb.org (offline)
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperCCRi and othersClouderaKonrad von Backstrom
Initial release201420132018
Current release3.4.1, June 20224.1.0, June 20220.8, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducefunctions in JavaScript
Triggersnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDB
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 storageAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberos

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