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DBMS > H2 vs. RavenDB vs. Transbase vs. VelocityDB

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

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  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 DatabaseA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMSA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score9.72
Rank#47  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score3.21
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#310  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comravendb.netwww.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-databasevelocitydb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-insidevelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperThomas MuellerHibernating RhinosTransaction Software GmbHVelocityDB Inc
Initial release2005201019872011
Current release1.4.200, October 20195.2, June 2021Transbase 8.4, September 20207.x
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availablecommercial infofree development licensecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC#C and C++C#
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Any that supports .NET
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (RQL)yesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
.Net
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsyesyesno
TriggersyesyesyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
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 replicationSource-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 integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyesACID
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardBased on Windows Authentication
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H2RavenDBTransbaseVelocityDB
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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