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System Properties Comparison Google Cloud Spanner vs. H2GIS vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Spatial extension of H2A widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.19
Rank#95  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score9.81
Rank#47  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score4.27
Rank#81  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecloud.google.com/­spannerwww.h2gis.orghazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationcloud.google.com/­spanner/­docswww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperGoogleCNRSHazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release20172013200819951985
Current release4.2, March 20218.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesoptional
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 infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011yesSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infobased on H2yes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersnoyesyes infoEventsyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.yes infobased on H2yes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyesnoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)yes infobased on H2Role-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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