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DBMS > DuckDB vs. H2GIS vs. NSDb

System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. H2GIS vs. NSDb

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSSpatial extension of H2Scalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of Kubernetes
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.05
Rank#91  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#380  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#387  Overall
#41  Time Series DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.h2gis.orgnsdb.io
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homensdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperCNRS
Initial release201820132017
Current release0.9, September 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaJava, Scala
Server operating systemsserver-lessLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, string
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 indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
JDBC
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C# info3rd party driver
C++
Crystal info3rd party driver
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Lisp info3rd party driver
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
Rust
Swift
Zig info3rd party driver
JavaJava
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2no
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesUsing Apache Lucene
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2

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