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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Lovefield vs. PouchDB

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Cloud-based data warehousing serviceEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.83
Rank#51  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score1.86
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#133  Relational DBMS
Score3.09
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousegoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperThomas MuellerIBMGoogleApache Software Foundation
Initial release2005201420142012
Current release2.1.210, January 20222.1.12, February 20177.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safariserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaJava
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsPL/SQL, SQL PLnoView functions in JavaScript
TriggersyesyesUsing read-only observersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseyesnoneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes infousing MemoryDByes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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