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DBMS > H2GIS vs. MonetDB vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. MonetDB vs. RethinkDB

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2A relational database management system that stores data in columnsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.80
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#19  Document stores
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.monetdb.orgrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.monetdb.org/­Documentationrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperCNRSMonetDB BVThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release201320042009
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20212.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
Supported programming languagesJavaC
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2yes, in SQL, C, R
TriggersyesyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding via remote tablesSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2none infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infousers and table-level permissions
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H2GISMonetDBRethinkDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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