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DBMS > GeoSpock vs. H2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison GeoSpock vs. H2 vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.32
Rank#293  Overall
#136  Relational DBMS
Score8.67
Rank#52  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score924.35
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegeospock.comwww.h2database.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperGeoSpockThomas MuellerMicrosoft
Initial release20051989
Current release2.0, September 20192.1.210, January 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJava, JavascriptJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexestemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, 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 controlAccess rights for users can be defined per tablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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