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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. H2 vs. SwayDB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options and Oracle compatibility features, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.88
Rank#130  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Score8.01
Rank#47  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#377  Overall
#58  Key-value stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.h2database.comswaydb.simer.au
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperEnterpriseDBThomas MuellerSimer Plaha
Initial release200520052018
Current release14, December 20212.2.220, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentsOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageCJavaScala
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsyesno
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaJava
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.Java Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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