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DBMS > H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Infobright vs. Kinetica

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

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  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 H2High performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational 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
Score1.02
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgignitetech.com/­softwarelibrary/­infobrightdbwww.kinetica.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.kinetica.com/­docs
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSIgnite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.Kinetica
Initial release2005201320052012
Current release2.1.210, January 20227.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCC, C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Windows
Linux
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2nouser 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 nodesnonenonenoneSharding
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 H2Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
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.yesyesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAM
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesAccess rights for users and roles on table level
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H2H2GISInfobrightKinetica
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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