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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL vs. Riak KV

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. LokiJS vs. MySQL vs. Riak KV

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.In-memory JavaScript DBMSWidely used open source RDBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#200  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.53
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score1212.47
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score6.25
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.mysql.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperCCRi and othersOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunBasho Technologies
Initial release2014201419952009
Current release3.2.0, April 20218.0.30, July 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaScriptC and C++Erlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
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 proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntaxJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL FabricSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layernoneImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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