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DBMS > jBASE vs. KairosDB vs. Lovefield vs. MySQL vs. PostGIS

System Properties Comparison jBASE vs. KairosDB vs. Lovefield vs. MySQL vs. PostGIS

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NamejBASE  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptWidely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.55
Rank#143  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#281  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score1202.85
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score31.27
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.jbase.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldwww.mysql.compostgis.net
Technical documentationdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasekairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddev.mysql.com/­docpostgis.net/­documentation
DeveloperZumasysGoogleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release19912013201419952005
Current release5.71.2.2, November 20182.1.12, February 20178.0.30, July 20223.2.1, February 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoGPL v2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafariFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateoptionalyesyesyesyes
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.yesnonoyesyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
JavaScriptAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functions
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandranonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes infobased on PostgreSQL
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandranoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQL
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infousing MemoryDByesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelsimple password-based access controlnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes infobased on PostgreSQL

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