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DBMS > H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Kinetica vs. NSDb vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Kinetica vs. NSDb vs. TinkerGraph

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonNSDb  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 H2Fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsScalable, High-performance Time Series DBMS designed for Real-time Analytics on top of KubernetesA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score9.99
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.74
Rank#202  Overall
#97  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.kinetica.comnsdb.iotinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.kinetica.com/­docsnsdb.io/­Architecture
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSKinetica
Initial release20052013201220172009
Current release2.0.204, December 20217.1, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC, C++Java, ScalaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes: int, bigint, decimal, stringyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesall fields are automatically indexedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
gRPC
HTTP REST
WebSocket
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Java
Scala
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2user defined functionsnono
Triggersyesyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardingShardingnone
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 replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesUsing Apache Luceneoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2Access rights for users and roles on table levelno
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H2H2GISKineticaNSDbTinkerGraph
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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