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DBMS > H2GIS vs. PostGIS vs. Rockset

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. PostGIS vs. Rockset

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRockset  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Spatial extension of PostgreSQLA scalable, reliable search and analytics service in the cloud, built on RocksDB
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.04
Rank#328  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score32.44
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#228  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.h2gis.orgpostgis.netrockset.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homepostgis.net/­documentationdocs.rockset.com
DeveloperCNRSRockset
Initial release201320052019
Current release3.1.4, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageJavaCC++
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesdynamic typing
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 infoingestion from XML files supported
Secondary indexesyesyesall fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyesRead-only SQL queries, including JOINs
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2user defined functionsno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneyes infobased on PostgreSQLAutomatic sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2yes infobased on PostgreSQLyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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 H2yes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess rights for users and organizations can be defined via Rockset console

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