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DBMS > H2 vs. RavenDB vs. Snowflake vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison H2 vs. RavenDB vs. Snowflake vs. Transbase

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured dataA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score58.26
Rank#18  Overall
#12  Relational DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comravendb.netwww.snowflake.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlravendb.net/­docsdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.htmlwww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperThomas MuellerHibernating RhinosSnowflake Computing Inc.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2005201020141987
Current release1.4.200, October 20195.2, June 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaC#C and C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
hostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyesuser defined functionsyes
Triggersyesyesno infosimilar concept for controling cloud resourcesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingyes
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 replicationyesSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization BundleUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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H2RavenDBSnowflakeTransbase
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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