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DBMS > H2 vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RRDtool

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. RRDtool

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonRRDtool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Widely used in-process key-value storeIndustry standard data logging and graphing tool for time series data. RRD is an acronym for round-robin database. infoThe data is stored in a circular buffer, thus the system storage footprint remains constant over time.
Primary database modelRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.56
Rank#50  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#105  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#3  Native XML DBMS
Score2.52
Rank#117  Overall
#7  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmldocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.htmloss.oetiker.ch/­rrdtool/­doc
DeveloperThomas MuellerOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleTobias Oetiker
Initial release200519941999
Current release2.1.210, January 202218.1.40, May 20201.8.0, 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infocommercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V2 and FLOSS
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)C infoImplementations in Java (e.g. RRD4J) and C# available
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMAIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
HP-UX
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data only
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno infoExporting into and restoring from XML files possible
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
in-process shared library
Pipes
Supported programming languagesJava.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
C infowith librrd library
C# infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Java infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
JavaScript (Node.js) infowith a different implementation of RRDTool
Lua
Perl
PHP infowith a wrapper library
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsnono
Triggersyesyes infoonly for the SQL APIno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databaseSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infoby using the rrdcached daemon
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono

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