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System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. H2 vs. H2GIS

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.Full-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial extension of H2
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score13.27
Rank#43  Overall
#27  Relational DBMS
Score9.90
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgwww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.org
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­home
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Thomas MuellerCNRS
Initial release200520052013
Current release6.7.1, April 20202.1.210, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJava
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VM
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.yes infosince Version 4.2nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infobased on H2
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2

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