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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tarantool vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Tarantool vs. TerarkDB

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Microsofts flagship relational DBMSRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsIn-memory database with an integrated application serverA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.65
Rank#138  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#344  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.tarantool.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-serverhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.tarantool.io/­en/­docgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperCCRi and othersMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseMail.ru GroupTerark
Initial release20141989199220082016
Current release3.1.1, January 2021SQL Server 2019, November 201917, July 20152.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageScalaC++C and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, booleanno
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.noyesyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Javayes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersnoyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layertables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationnoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes, with SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID, read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistenceyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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