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System Properties Comparison GeoMesa vs. Riak KV

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NameGeoMesa  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeoMesa is a distributed spatio-temporal DBMS based on various systems as storage layer.Distributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
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Score0.82
Rank#218  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score4.95
Rank#76  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.org
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlwww.tiot.jp/­riak-docs/­riak/­kv/­latest
DeveloperCCRi and othersOpenSource, formerly Basho Technologies
Initial release20142009
Current release4.0.5, February 20243.2.0, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageScalaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesC infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoErlang
Triggersnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layerSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.depending on storage layer
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infodepending on the DBMS used for storageyes, using Riak Security

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