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System Properties Comparison Geode vs. mSQL vs. PostGIS

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonmSQL infoMini SQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesmSQL (Mini SQL) is a simple and lightweight RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score1.67
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score1.68
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score30.88
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orghughestech.com.au/­products/­msqlpostgis.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.Hughes Technologies
Initial release200219942005
Current release1.1, February 20174.4, October 20213.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial infofree licenses can be providedOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infono subqueries, aggregate functions, views, foreign keys, triggersyes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate 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 datayesnoyes
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 definablenoyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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