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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. PostGIS

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score2.07
Rank#134  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score30.85
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgpostgis.net
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docspostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.
Initial release20022005
Current release1.1, February 20173.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also required
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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