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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. HBase vs. HyperSQL

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableMultithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.95
Rank#50  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score43.52
Rank#23  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score4.84
Rank#74  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comhbase.apache.orghsqldb.org
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhbase.apache.orghsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.html
DeveloperThomas MuellerApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Powerset
Initial release200520082001
Current release1.4.200, October 20192.3.4, January 20212.6.0, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache version 2Open Source infobased on BSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
All OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modes
Data schemeyesschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyes infoCoprocessors in JavaJava, SQL
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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