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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. MySQL vs. SpatiaLite

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Widely used open source RDBMSSpatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APISpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Relational DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1212.52
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.91
Rank#122  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.mysql.comwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedev.mysql.com/­docwww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperCNRSOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunAlessandro Furieri
Initial release201319952008
Current release8.0.26, July 20215.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availableOpen Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
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 syntaxno
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Users with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno

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