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System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. TypeDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonTypeDB infoformerly named Grakn  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical type system and TypeQL as its query languageHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS infoOften described as a 'hyper-relational' database, since it implements the 'Entity-Relationship Paradigm' to manage complex data structures and ontologies.
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.67
Rank#210  Overall
#18  Graph DBMS
#101  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgvaticle.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homedocs.vaticle.comdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperCNRSVaticle (formerly Grakn Labs)Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release201320162017
Current release2.8.1, April 20222.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoGPL Version 3, commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesyesdepending on used data model
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsgRPC protocol
TypeDB Console (shell)
TypeDB Studio (Visualisation software- previously TypeDB Workbase)
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesJavaAll JVM based languages
Groovy
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2noyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infoby using CassandraHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Multi-source replication infoby using CassandraBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes infoby using Apache Kafka and Apache Zookeeperno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesno infosubstituted by the relationship featureyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2yes infoat REST API level; other APIs in progressyes
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H2GISTypeDB infoformerly named GraknYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsMeet TypeDB (and TypeQL ) TypeDB is a strongly-typed database with a rich and logical...
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesEntity-Relationship Model TypeDB allows you to model your domain using the well-known...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosLife sciences : TypeDB makes working with biological data much easier and accelerates...
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Systems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAGPL and Commercial . The commercial license is priced based on cluster resources...
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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