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DBMS > H2 vs. H2GIS vs. PouchDB vs. TinkerGraph

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

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  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 H2JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.h2gis.orgpouchdb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperThomas MuellerCNRSApache Software Foundation
Initial release2005201320122009
Current release1.4.200, October 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnono
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infobased on H2View functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
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 H2Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesno
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)no
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on H2nono

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