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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. SpatiaLite

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonSpatiaLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2Spatial extension of SQLite
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSSpatial DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
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Score0.11
Rank#306  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#128  Overall
#2  Spatial DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgwww.gaia-gis.it/­fossil/­libspatialite/­index
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homewww.gaia-gis.it/­gaia-sins/­spatialite_topics.html
DeveloperCNRSAlessandro Furieri
Initial release20132008
Current release5.0.0, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoMPL 1.1, GPL v2.0 or LGPL v2.1
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsserver-less
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 SQLyesyes
Supported programming languagesJava
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2no
Triggersyesyes
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes
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)yes
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 H2no

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