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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#295  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.h2gis.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperCNRSApache Software Foundation
Initial release20132012
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
APIs and other access methodsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesJavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2View functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
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 H2no

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