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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
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Score8.33
Rank#46  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.75
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­cloudant
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperThomas MuellerIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20052010
Current release2.2.220, July 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
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
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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