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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. InfinityDB vs. TerminusDB

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  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 interfaceScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSKey-value storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store
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Score0.95
Rank#204  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#375  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score0.27
Rank#301  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgboilerbay.comterminusdb.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperCCRi and othersBoiler Bay Inc.DataChemist Ltd.
Initial release201420022018
Current release3.2.0, April 20214.010.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capability
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes
Triggersnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
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 capabilityyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory journaling
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 storagenoRole-based access control

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