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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. JSqlDb vs. Kinetica vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. JSqlDb vs. Kinetica vs. Riak KV

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  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.JavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.80
Rank#200  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.47
Rank#246  Overall
#117  Relational DBMS
Score6.25
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgjsqldb.org (offline)www.kinetica.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperCCRi and othersKonrad von BackstromKineticaBasho Technologies
Initial release2014201820122009
Current release3.2.0, April 20210.8, December 20187.1, August 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaC, C++Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesno
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnofunctions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnonoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernoneShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernoneSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageAccess rights for users and roles on table levelno
More information provided by the system vendor
GeoMesaJSqlDbKineticaRiak KV
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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