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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. Hazelcast vs. OpenEdge vs. Oracle Berkeley DB

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.A widely adopted in-memory data gridApplication development environment with integrated database management systemWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.29
Rank#50  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score8.41
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score4.29
Rank#75  Overall
#41  Relational DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comhazelcast.comwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperThomas MuellerHazelcastProgress Software CorporationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by Oracle
Initial release2005200819841994
Current release1.4.200, October 20194.0, February 2020OpenEdge 11.7, March 201718.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infocommercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesno
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynoyes infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML edition
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query languageyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is available
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).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 Functionsyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyesno
Triggersyesyes infoEventsyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyes infoReplicated MapMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACIDACID
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.yesyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardRole-based access controlUsers and groupsno
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H2HazelcastOpenEdgeOracle Berkeley DB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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