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DBMS > H2 vs. H2GIS vs. Kinetica vs. OpenEdge

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

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  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 CPUsApplication development environment with integrated database management system
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
Score0.66
Rank#212  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score4.45
Rank#85  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.kinetica.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.kinetica.com/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSKineticaProgress Software Corporation
Initial release2005201320121984
Current release2.1.210, January 20227.1, August 2021OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
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, C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2user defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyesyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4
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 Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnoACID
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.yesyesyes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2Access rights for users and roles on table levelUsers and groups
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H2H2GISKineticaOpenEdge
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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