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DBMS > GeoSpock vs. PostGIS vs. TimescaleDB vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. PostGIS vs. TimescaleDB vs. XTDB

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleSpatial extension of PostgreSQLA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQLA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.28
Rank#273  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score4.22
Rank#82  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websitegeospock.compostgis.netwww.timescale.comgithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmpostgis.net/­documentationdocs.timescale.comxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperGeoSpockTimescaleJuxt Ltd.
Initial release200520172019
Current release2.0, September 20193.1.4, September 20211.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptCCClojure
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data typesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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 indexestemporal, categoricalyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntaxlimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsJDBCADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shellno
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas infoyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tableyes infobased on PostgreSQLfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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