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DBMS > H2 vs. H2GIS vs. IBM Cloudant

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. H2GIS vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial extension of H2Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score10.12
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#328  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homecloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release200520132010
Current release1.4.200, October 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2View functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoOptimistic locking
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2Access rights for users can be defined per database

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