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System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. Geode vs. H2

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score0.68
Rank#213  Overall
#32  Document stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score1.67
Rank#132  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
Score9.53
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggeode.apache.orgwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgeode.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Thomas Mueller
Initial release201420022005
Current release1.1, February 20171.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaScriptJavaJava
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.SQL-like query language (OQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaScript.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnouser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMulti-source replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storageyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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