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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. RDF4J vs. Solr vs. WakandaDB

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.A widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache LuceneWakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRDF storeSearch engineObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.94
Rank#225  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.26
Rank#194  Overall
#8  RDF stores
Score45.88
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score0.01
Rank#386  Overall
#22  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.geomesa.orgrdf4j.orglucene.apache.org/­solrwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlrdf4j.org/­documentationlucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmldoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperCCRi and othersSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Apache Software FoundationWakanda SAS
Initial release2014200420062012
Current release3.5.0, December 20229.1.1, January 20232.7.0 (April 29, 2019), April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaJavaJavaC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSolr Parallel SQL Interfaceno
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJava
PHP
Python
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJava pluginsyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layernoneyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedoptimistic lockingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layeryesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storagenoyesyes

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