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DBMS > Galaxybase vs. H2 vs. NuoDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison Galaxybase vs. H2 vs. NuoDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameGalaxybase  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable, ACID-compliant native distributed parallel graph platformFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.NuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#337  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
Score9.72
Rank#49  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#185  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitegalaxybase.comwww.h2database.comnuodb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldoc.nuodb.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperChuanglin(Createlink) Technology Co., Ltd 浙江创邻科技有限公司Thomas MuellerNuoDB, Inc.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release2017200520132017
Current releaseNov 20, November 20212.1.210, January 20222.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC and JavaJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeStrong typed schemayesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsBrowser interface
console (shell)
Graph API (Gremlin)
OpenCypher
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
Python
Java.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined procedures and functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsJava, SQLyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoRelationships in graphsyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocolDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoTemporary tableno
User concepts infoAccess controlRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersyes
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GalaxybaseH2NuoDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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