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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.
Primary database modelKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score1.67
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Score9.78
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitegeode.apache.orgwww.h2database.com
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docswww.h2database.com/­html/­main.html
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Thomas Mueller
Initial release20022005
Current release1.1, February 20172.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as GemfireOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredAll OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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 indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functions
Triggersyes infoCache Event Listenersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
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 database
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definablefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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