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DBMS > H2GIS vs. Impala vs. Postgres-XL vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Impala vs. Postgres-XL vs. TinkerGraph

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Analytic DBMS for HadoopBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score0.69
Rank#209  Overall
#103  Relational DBMS
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.postgres-xl.orgtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperCNRSCloudera
Initial release201320132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2009
Current release3.4.0, April 202010 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC++CJava
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesschema-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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesJavaAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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