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System Properties Comparison H2 vs. SpatiaLite

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NameH2  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFull-featured RDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into a Java application or used as a database server.Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score8.22
Rank#50  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score1.72
Rank#149  Overall
#3  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.h2database.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.h2database.com/­html/­main.htmlwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperThomas MuellerAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20052008
Current release2.2.220, July 20235.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infodual-licence (Mozilla public license, Eclipse public license)Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less
Data schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored Procedures and User-Defined Functionsno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesWith clustering: 2 database servers on different computers operate on identical copies of a databasenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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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