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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. LokiJS vs. Riak KV

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.In-memory JavaScript DBMSDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.81
Rank#189  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#224  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score6.50
Rank#60  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperCCRi and othersBasho Technologies
Initial release201420142009
Current release3.1.1, January 20212.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaScriptErlang
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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 indexesyesyes infovia viewsrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC 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 JavaScriptJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernoneSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernoneselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layernoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono 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 possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
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.yes
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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