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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Netezza vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tkrzw

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. Netezza vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tkrzw

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.78
Rank#199  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score954.29
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score19.79
Rank#37  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#352  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.ibm.com/­products/­netezzawww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmldbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperCCRi and othersMicrosoftIBMSAP infoformerly SybaseMikio Hirabayashi
Initial release20141989200019922020
Current release3.1.1, January 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 20150.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageScalaC++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux infoincluded in applianceAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayesyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersnoyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layertables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryesyesyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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