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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. NSDb vs. WakandaDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access dataHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
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Score0.80
Rank#200  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score22.60
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.02
Rank#349  Overall
#19  Object oriented DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.iowakanda.github.iowww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsnsdb.io/­Architecturedoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperCCRi and othersMicrosoftWakanda SASYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20142016201720122017
Current release3.2.0, April 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 20192.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageScalaC++Java, ScalaC++, JavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languagenoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Java
Scala
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQLnoyesyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerSharding, horizontal partitioningShardingnoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryesnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDnoACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Luceneyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layernono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageyesyesyes
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GeoMesaMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseNSDbWakandaDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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