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DBMS > DuckDB vs. H2GIS vs. Vitess

System Properties Comparison DuckDB vs. H2GIS vs. Vitess

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NameDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonVitess  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSSpatial extension of H2Scalable, distributed, cloud-native DBMS, extending MySQL
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score4.63
Rank#69  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#368  Overall
#7  Spatial DBMS
Score0.88
Rank#203  Overall
#95  Relational DBMS
Websiteduckdb.orgwww.h2gis.orgvitess.io
Technical documentationduckdb.org/­docswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homevitess.io/­docs
DeveloperCNRSThe Linux Foundation, PlanetScale
Initial release201820132013
Current release1.0.0, June 202415.0.2, December 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2.0, commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++JavaGo
Server operating systemsserver-lessDocker
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsArrow Database Connectivity (ADBC)
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
MySQL protocol
ODBC
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
JavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2yes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency across shards
Immediate Consistency within a shard
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID at shard level
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoyes infobased on H2Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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