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System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. H2

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score2.46
Rank#128  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score8.50
Rank#51  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitephoenix.apache.orgwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperApache Software FoundationThomas Mueller
Initial release20142005
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20192.2.220, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
With clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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