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DBMS > GeoMesa vs. PostGIS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. PostGIS vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TerarkDB

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Spatial extension of PostgreSQLRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA 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 DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgpostgis.netwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlpostgis.net/­documentationhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheregithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperCCRi and othersSAP infoformerly SybaseTerark
Initial release2014200519922016
Current release3.1.1, January 20213.1.4, September 202117, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0commercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaCC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layeryes infobased on PostgreSQLnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layeryes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layernoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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