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NameH2  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.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score7.13
Rank#50  Overall
#29  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.h2database.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperThomas MuellerApache Software Foundation
Initial release20052012
Current release1.4.200, October 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
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 infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined FunctionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding 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 databaseMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
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
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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