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DBMS > H2GIS vs. Heroic vs. Impala vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Heroic vs. Impala vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score18.03
Rank#40  Overall
#25  Relational DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitewww.h2gis.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.html
DeveloperCNRSSpotifyClouderaMicrosoft
Initial release2013201420132012
Current release4.0.0, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinuxhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia Elasticsearchyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2noyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceno
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2yesselectable replication factoryes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonooptimistic locking
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.yesnonono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures

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