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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. JSqlDb vs. LokiJS vs. Sphinx

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. JSqlDb vs. LokiJS vs. Sphinx

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  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 primitivesIn-memory JavaScript DBMSOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databases
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Document storeSearch engine
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Score0.95
Rank#204  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score7.12
Rank#62  Overall
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.geomesa.orgjsqldb.org (offline)github.com/­techfort/­LokiJSsphinxsearch.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSsphinxsearch.com/­docs
DeveloperCCRi and othersKonrad von BackstromSphinx Technologies Inc.
Initial release2014201820142001
Current release3.2.0, April 20210.8, December 20183.4.1, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsLinux
macOS
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonono
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 indexesyesnoyes infovia viewsyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptJavaScriptC++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnofunctions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernonenoneSharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supported
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layernone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing RocksDByes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenono

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