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System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. H2 vs. IBM Db2 vs. Oracle Rdb vs. SQLite

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Common in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxWidely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
RDF store infoin Db2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
Spatial DBMS infowith Db2 Spatial Extender
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.30
Rank#303  Overall
#137  Relational DBMS
Score9.06
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score149.56
Rank#8  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score1.50
Rank#160  Overall
#76  Relational DBMS
Score134.63
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitegeospock.comwww.h2database.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2www.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperGeoSpockThomas MuellerIBMOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Dwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20051983 infohost version19842000
Current release2.0, September 20192.1.210, January 202212.1, October 20167.4.1.1, 20213.40.0  (16 November 2022), November 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial infofree version is availablecommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
HP Open VMSserver-less
Data schemeyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)yes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexestemporal, categoricalyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesyesyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyesno
Triggersnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnoneSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACIDyes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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