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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Heroic vs. PostGIS

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.71
Rank#135  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.30
Rank#274  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexpostgis.net
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docsspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Spotify
Initial release200220142005
Current release1.1, February 20173.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also required
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyesyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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