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DBMS > Geode vs. Kinetica vs. searchxml vs. SpaceTime vs. TerarkDB

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Kinetica vs. searchxml vs. SpaceTime vs. TerarkDB

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonSpaceTime  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverSpaceTime is a spatio-temporal DBMS with a focus on performance.A 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 modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Spatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.77
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#21  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productswww.mireo.hr/­spacetimegithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.kinetica.com/­docswww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Kineticainformationpartners gmbhMireoTerark
Initial release20022012201520202016
Current release1.1, February 20177.1, August 20211.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++C++C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinuxWindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implementedno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
RESTful HTTP APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsC#
C++
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes infoon the application servernono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangenonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneFixed-grid hypercubesnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationSource-replica replicationyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsReal-time block device replication (DRBD)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodenomultiple readers, single writernono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableAccess rights for users and roles on table levelDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesyesno
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GeodeKineticasearchxmlSpaceTimeTerarkDB
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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