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DBMS > H2 vs. H2GIS vs. IRONdb vs. Kinetica

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. H2GIS vs. IRONdb vs. Kinetica

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  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 H2A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasewww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.circonus.com/­irondbwww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSCirconus LLC.Kinetica
Initial release2005201320172012
Current release2.1.210, January 2022V0.10.20, January 20187.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++C, C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2yes, in Luauser defined functions
Triggersyesyesnoyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified range
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
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 H2configurable replication factor, datacenter awareSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.yesyesnoyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2noAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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H2H2GISIRONdbKinetica
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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