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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. H2GIS vs. MonetDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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 relational database management system that stores data in columnsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#330  Overall
#5  Spatial DBMS
Score2.11
Rank#130  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score3.75
Rank#96  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgwww.monetdb.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSMonetDB BVThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2005201320042009
Current release2.1.210, January 2022Jul2021-SP2, July 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaCC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2yes, in SQL, C, R
TriggersyesyesyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding via remote tablesSharding inforange based
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 H2none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoMVCC based
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissions

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