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DBMS > Greenplum vs. H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Microsoft SQL Server

System Properties Comparison Greenplum vs. H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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 H2Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score12.51
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#330  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score924.68
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitegreenplum.orgwww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationdocs.greenplum.orgwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperPivotal Software Inc.Thomas MuellerCNRSMicrosoft
Initial release2005200520131989
Current release6.7.1, April 20202.1.210, January 2022SQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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 4.2nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
JavaJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
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 H2yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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