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DBMS > H2 vs. HyperSQL vs. LokiJS vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. HyperSQL vs. LokiJS vs. Tarantool

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonHyperSQL infoalso known as HSQLDB  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Multithreaded, transactional RDBMS written in Java infoalso known as HSQLDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSIn-memory database with an integrated application server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
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Score9.69
Rank#48  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score4.92
Rank#73  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#34  Document stores
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
Websitewww.h2database.comhsqldb.orggithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSwww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlhsqldb.org/­web/­hsqlDocsFrame.htmltechfort.github.io/­LokiJSwww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperThomas MuellerMail.ru Group
Initial release2005200120142008
Current release1.4.200, October 20192.6.0, March 20212.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infobased on BSD licenseOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaJavaScriptC and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAll OS with a Java VM infoEmbedded (into Java applications) and Client-Server operating modesserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)BSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnostring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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 viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesnoFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API infoJDBC via HTTP
JDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIOpen binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC
Java
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsJava, SQLView functions in JavaScriptLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess rights for users and roles

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