DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > GeoMesa vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. SpatiaLite vs. Virtuoso

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. SpatiaLite vs. Virtuoso

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparisonVirtuoso  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Time Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseSpatial extension of SQLiteVirtuoso is a multi-model hybrid-RDBMS that supports management of data represented as relational tables and/or property graphs
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Native XML DBMS
Relational DBMS
RDF store
Search engine
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score1.94
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Score5.37
Rank#73  Overall
#10  Document stores
#3  Graph DBMS
#2  Native XML DBMS
#40  Relational DBMS
#2  RDF stores
#8  Search engines
Websitewww.geomesa.orgopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.netwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­indexvirtuoso.openlinksw.com
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.netwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.htmldocs.openlinksw.com/­virtuoso
DeveloperCCRi and othersOpenNMS GroupquasardbAlessandro FurieriOpenLink Software
Initial release20142014200920081998
Current release3.1.1, January 20213.1, January 20195.0.0, August 202008.03.3316, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageScalaJavaC++C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoSQL - Standard relational schema
RDF - Quad (S, P, O, G) or Triple (S, P, O)
XML - DTD, XML Schema
DAV - freeform filesystem objects, plus User Defined Types a/k/a Dynamic Extension Type
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infointeger and binaryyesyes
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.nonononoyes
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infowith tagsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyesyes infoSQL-92, SQL-200x, SQL-3, SQLX
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Java API
HTTP APIADO.NET
GeoSPARQL
HTTP API
JDBC
Jena RDF API
ODBC
OLE DB
RDF4J API
RESTful HTTP API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SOAP webservices
SPARQL 1.1
WebDAV
XPath
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonononoyes infoVirtuoso PL
Triggersnononoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashingnoneyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with selectable replication factornoneChain, star, and bi-directional replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integrationnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layernoyes infoTransient modeyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailnoFine-grained Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC) in addition to typical coarse-grained Role-Based Access Control (RBAC) according to SQL-standard. Pluggable authentication with supported standards (LDAP, Active Directory, Kerberos)
More information provided by the system vendor
GeoMesaNewtsQuasardbSpatiaLiteVirtuoso
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
» more
Virtuoso is a modern multi-model RDBMS for managing data represented as tabular relations...
» more
Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
» more
Performance & Scale โ€” as exemplified by DBpedia and the LOD Cloud it spawned, i.e.,...
» more
Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
» more
Used for โ€” Analytics/BI Conceptual Data Virtualization Enterprise Knowledge Graphs...
» more
Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
» more
Broad use across enterprises and governments including โ€” European Union (EU) US Government...
» more
Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
» more
Largest installed-base โ€‹of Multi-Model RDBMS for AI-friendly Knowledge Graphs Platform...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
» more
Available in both Commercial Enterprise and Open Source (GPL v2) Editions Feature...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
GeoMesaNewtsQuasardbSpatiaLiteVirtuoso
DB-Engines blog posts

Spatial database management systems
6 April 2021, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Spatial database management systems
6 April 2021, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

QuestDB gets $12M Series A funding amid growing interest in time-series databases
3 November 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Real-time analytics database startup Imply raises $70M in Series C funding
16 June 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Levyx Signs Fintech OEM QuasarDB to Bring Unprecedented
19 January 2018, GlobeNewswire

Amazon Timestream time series database generally available
2 October 2020, TechTarget

Gartner Names Three 2020 Cool Vendors in Data Management
30 October 2020, Solutions Review

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Present your product here