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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. LMDB vs. Snowflake

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.A high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.77
Rank#201  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score2.57
Rank#112  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score103.12
Rank#13  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbwww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCCRi and othersSymasSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release201420112014
Current release3.2.0, April 20210.9.29, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageScalaC
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesCJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonouser defined functions
Triggersnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication

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