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DBMS > Blueflood vs. H2GIS vs. PostgreSQL vs. SQL.JS vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. H2GIS vs. PostgreSQL vs. SQL.JS vs. TinkerGraph

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostgreSQL  Xexclude from comparisonSQL.JS  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraSpatial extension of H2Widely used open source RDBMS infoDeveloped as objectoriented DBMS (Postgres), gradually enhanced with 'standards' like SQLPort of SQLite to JavaScriptA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS infowith object oriented extensions, e.g.: user defined types/functions and inheritance. Handling of key/value pairs with hstore module.Relational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#320  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score606.56
Rank#4  Overall
#4  Relational DBMS
Score1.16
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iowww.h2gis.orgwww.postgresql.orgsql.js.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.postgresql.org/­docssql.js.org/­documentation/­index.html
DeveloperRackspaceCNRSPostgreSQL Global Development Group infowww.postgresql.org/­developerAlon Zakai infoenhancements implemented by others
Initial release201320131989 info1989: Postgres, 1996: PostgreSQL20122009
Current release14.1, November 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoBSDOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OpenBSD
OS X
Solaris
Unix
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemepredefined schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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 infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supportedno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JavaScript APITinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScriptGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2user defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.nono
Triggersnoyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on Cassandranonepartitioning by range, list and (since PostgreSQL 11) by hashnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infobased on H2Source-replica replication infoother methods possible by using 3rd party extensionsnonenone
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 Consistencynonenone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesno infoexcept by serializing a db to a fileoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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