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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. LokiJS vs. QuestDB vs. Sphinx vs. SQL.JS

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSphinx  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesIn-memory JavaScript DBMSA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpen source search engine for searching in data from different sources, e.g. relational databasesPort of SQLite to JavaScript
Primary database modelKey-value storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.58
Rank#130  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.58
Rank#219  Overall
#35  Document stores
Score0.45
Rank#240  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score7.58
Rank#53  Overall
#6  Search engines
Score0.97
Rank#173  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSquestdb.iosphinxsearch.comsql.js.org
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docstechfort.github.io/­LokiJSquestdb.io/­docs/­introductionsphinxsearch.com/­docssql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.QuestDB LimitedSphinx Technologies Inc.Alon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release20022014201420012012
Current release1.1, February 20173.3.1 , July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial licence availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptJavaC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsnoyes infofull-text index on all search fields
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (SphinxQL)yes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JavaScript APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Proprietary protocolJavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
JavaScriptC infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C++ infounofficial client library
Java
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby infounofficial client library
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptnonono
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding infoPartitioning is done manually, search queries against distributed index is supportednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneConfigurable consistency for N replicasnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID for single-table writesnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yesyes infoThe original contents of fields are not stored in the Sphinx index.no infoexcept by serializing a db to a file
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablenonono
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GeodeLokiJSQuestDBSphinxSQL.JS
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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