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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. PostGIS vs. SingleStore

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesSpatial extension of PostgreSQLMySQL wire-compliant distributed RDBMS that combines an in-memory row-oriented and a disc-based column-oriented storage with patented universal storage to handle transactional and analytical workloads in one single table type
Primary database modelKey-value storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score1.71
Rank#135  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score7.03
Rank#62  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgpostgis.netwww.singlestore.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docspostgis.net/­documentationdocs.singlestore.com
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.SingleStore Inc.
Initial release200220052013
Current release1.1, February 20173.2.1, February 20227.6, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial infofree developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++, Go
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredLinux info64 bit version required
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yesyes infobut no triggers and foreign keys
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Cluster Management API infoas HTTP Rest and CLI
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Bash
C
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding infohash partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationyes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-replica replication infostores two copies of each physical data partition on two separate nodes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono infocan define user-defined aggregate functions for map-reduce-style calculations
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoAll updates are persistent, including those to disk-based columnstores and memory-based row stores. Transaction commits are supported via write-ahead log.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableyes infobased on PostgreSQLFine grained access control via users, groups and roles
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GeodePostGISSingleStore infoformer name was MemSQL
Specific characteristicsSingleStore offers a fully-managed , distributed, highly-scalable SQL database designed...
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Competitive advantagesSingleStore’s competitive advantages include: Easy and Simplified Architecture with...
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Typical application scenariosDriving Fast Analytics: SingleStore delivers the fastest and most scalable reporting...
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Key customersIEX Cloud : Improves Financial Data Distribution Speed 15x with Singlestore DB Comcast,...
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Market metricsCustomers in various industries worldwide including US and International Industry...
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Licensing and pricing modelsF ree Tier and Enterprise Edition
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