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DBMS > H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Impala vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Impala vs. TinkerGraph

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  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 H2Analytic DBMS for HadoopA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmltinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSCloudera
Initial release2005201320132009
Current release1.4.200, October 20193.4.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++Java
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingnone
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 H2selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
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)yesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosno

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