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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. InfinityDB

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interface
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSKey-value store
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Score0.78
Rank#213  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#378  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgboilerbay.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manual
DeveloperCCRi and othersBoiler Bay Inc.
Initial release20142002
Current release5.0.0, May 20244.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageScalaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgrade
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arrays
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnono
Triggersnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZED
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loads
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 storageno

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