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System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. H2GIS vs. MonetDB
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|Name||DuckDB Xexclude from comparison||H2GIS Xexclude from comparison||MonetDB Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||An embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMS||Spatial extension of H2||A relational database management system that stores data in columns|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS||Spatial DBMS||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Relational DBMS||Document store|
|Current release||0.9, September 2023||Jul2021-SP2, July 2021|
|License Commercial or Open Source||Open Source MIT License||Open Source LGPL 3.0||Open Source Mozilla Public License 2.0|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||no||no||no|
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|Server operating systems||server-less||FreeBSD|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes||yes||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes||yes||yes SQL 2003 with some extensions|
|APIs and other access methods||CLI Client|
native C library MAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
|Supported programming languages||C|
C# 3rd party driver
Crystal 3rd party driver
Go 3rd party driver
Lisp 3rd party driver
Ruby 3rd party driver
Zig 3rd party driver
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no||yes based on H2||yes, in SQL, C, R|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||none||none||Sharding via remote tables|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||none||yes based on H2||none Source-replica replication available in experimental status|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||no||no||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||yes||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID||ACID||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)||yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||yes||yes|
|User concepts Access control||no||yes based on H2||fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard|
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