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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Lovefield vs. PouchDB vs. TinkerGraph vs. XTDB

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Embeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websitewww.h2gis.orggoogle.github.io/­lovefieldpouchdb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlingithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homegithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mdpouchdb.com/­guidesxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperCNRSGoogleApache Software FoundationJuxt Ltd.
Initial release20132014201220092019
Current release2.1.12, February 20177.1.1, June 20191.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptJavaScriptJavaClojure
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safariserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyesyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternnonolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
TinkerPop 3HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScriptJavaScriptGroovy
Java
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2noView functions in JavaScriptnono
TriggersyesUsing read-only observersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2noneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendoptionalyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infousing MemoryDByesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2nonono

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