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

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

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NameGeoMesa  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.RDBMS 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 DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.80
Rank#192  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Score5.66
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score1.58
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitewww.geomesa.orgwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.tarantool.iogithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationwww.geomesa.org/­documentation/­stable/­user/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.tarantool.io/­en/­docgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperCCRi and othersSAP infoformerly SybaseMail.ru GroupTerark
Initial release2014199220082016
Current release3.1.1, January 202117, July 20152.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoBSDcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageScalaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possibleschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesstring, 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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesFull-featured ANSI SQL supportno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Open binary protocolC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
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 proceduresnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlLua, C and SQL stored proceduresno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesdepending on storage layernoneHash sharding based on virtual bucketsnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesdepending on storage layerSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemdepending on storage layerImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes, with SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID, read commitedno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, cooperative multitaskingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, 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 layeryesyes, 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-standardAccess rights for users and rolesno

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