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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Microsofts flagship relational DBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
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Spatial DBMS
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Score0.20
Rank#291  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score981.95
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-server
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.microsoft.com/­en-US/­sql/­sql-server
DeveloperCNRSMicrosoft
Initial release20131989
Current releaseSQL Server 2019, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0commercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2Transact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) Java
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonetables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2yes, but depending on the SQL-Server Edition
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate 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 controlyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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