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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. Realm

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2A DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score0.17
Rank#293  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score9.29
Rank#50  Overall
#8  Document stores
Websitewww.h2gis.orgrealm.io
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homerealm.io/­docs
DeveloperCNRSRealm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release20132014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
Backend: server-less
iOS
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesno
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2no inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2none
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 integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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 infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2yes
More information provided by the system vendor
H2GISRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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