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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. MySQL

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Widely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score0.20
Rank#291  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1228.38
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperCNRSOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20131995
Current release8.0.26, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
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 infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesJavaAda
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2yes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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 H2Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles

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