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DBMS > H2GIS vs. VelocityDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison H2GIS vs. VelocityDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSpatial extension of H2A .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)High-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.04
Rank#328  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score0.04
Rank#324  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Score1.84
Rank#128  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.h2gis.orgvelocitydb.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationwww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homevelocitydb.com/­UserGuidedocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperCNRSVelocityDB IncYugabyte Inc.
Initial release201320112017
Current release7.x2.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoLGPL 3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC#C and C++
Server operating systemsAny that supports .NETLinux
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 methods.NetJDBC
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 languagesJava.NetC
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infobased on H2noyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infobased on H2Based on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyes infobased on H2Based on Windows Authenticationyes
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Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems 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 modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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