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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. SpatiaLite

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWidely used in-process key-value storeSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Spatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score8.30
Rank#54  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score2.42
Rank#126  Overall
#61  Relational DBMS
Score3.25
Rank#103  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.23
Rank#132  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comgithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.heavy.aidocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperThomas MuellerHEAVY.AI, Inc.Oracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleAlessandro Furieri
Initial release2005201619942008
Current release2.1.210, January 20225.10, January 202218.1.40, May 20205.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++ and CUDAC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinuxAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
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.nonoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnonono
Triggersyesnoyes infoonly for the SQL APIyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoRound robinnonenone
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 replicationSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, 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.yesyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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