English
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CouchDB vs. Memcached vs. MongoDB vs. Redis

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Memcached vs. MongoDB vs. Redis

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchDB stands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRedis  Xexclude from comparison
Description A short sentence describing the systemA document store inspired by Lotus NotesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for cachingOne of the most popular document storesIn-memory database with configurable options performance vs. persistency Redis very much emphasize performance. In any design decisions performance typically has priority over features or memory requirements.
DB-Engines Ranking measures the popularity of database management systems
Trend Chart
Rank21
Score24.13
Rank18
Score30.99
Rank5
Score237.36
Rank11
Score70.80
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.memcached.orgwww.mongodb.orgredis.io
Technical documentationwiki.apache.org/­couchdbcode.google.com/­p/­memcached/­wiki/­NewStartdocs.mongodb.org/­manualredis.io/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation Apache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDanga Interactive originally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournalMongoDB, IncSalvatore Sanfilippo Development is sponsored by VMWare
Initial release2005200320092009
LicenseOpen Source Apache version 2Open Source BSD licenseOpen Source AGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source proprietary license
Implementation languageErlangCC++C
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows inofficial port
Database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument storeKey-value store many additional features
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free Although schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structureschema-free
Typing predefined data types such as float or datenonoyes string, integer, double, boolean, date, object_idno some special types such as lists and sets are available
Secondary indexesyes via viewsnoyesno
SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocolproprietary protocol using JSONproprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Actionscript inofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure inofficial driver
ColdFusion inofficial driver
D inofficial driver
Dart inofficial driver
Delphi inofficial driver
Erlang
Go inofficial driver
Groovy inofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp inofficial driver
Lua inofficial driver
MatLab inofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell inofficial driver
Prolog inofficial driver
Python
R inofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk inofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Dart
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript Node.js
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoJavaScriptLua
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesSharding with a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenoneShardingnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none Repcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallityMaster-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduceyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys Referential integritynonono typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano atomic operations within a single document possiblenono atomic operations within a single document possibleoptimistic locking
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes strategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes Data access is serialized by the server
Durability Support for making data persistentyesnoyes optionalyes configurable mechanisms for persistency
User concepts Access controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes using SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocolUsers can be defined with full access or read-only accessvery simple password-based access control
We invite representatives of the system vendors to contact us
for updating and extending the system information.
More Resources
CouchDB stands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"MemcachedMongoDBRedis
Recent citations in the news

CouchDBと連携できるWeb向け軽量データベース「PouchDB 3.0.1」リリース
18 August 2014, CodeZine

Beautiful Open
26 August 2014, iProgrammer

Microsoft Azure Adds NoSQL, Search & HBase Services
23 August 2014, InformationWeek

EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks
21 August 2014, InformationWeek

PODCAST: Discussing Geocities with Squarespace
21 August 2014, Huffington Post

provided by Google News

Applied Micro Plots Out X-Gene ARM Server Future
13 August 2014, EnterpriseTech

ARM's battle for the datacentre: The contenders
15 August 2014, TechRepublic (blog)

AMD Details “Seattle” ARM Server Chip
11 August 2014, EnterpriseTech

Skyscanner turns to NoSQL to deliver flight comparison big data
18 August 2014, V3.co.uk

Etsy has shifted to TLS security sitewide
11 August 2014, Technical.ly

provided by Google News

Dev Ittycheria To Be New CEO Of Database Unicorn MongoDB As Schireson ...
5 August 2014, Forbes

MongoDB adds support option for community edition of its NoSQL database
18 August 2014, PCWorld

MongoDB snags key Oracle engineer
31 July 2014, PCWorld

MongoDB Seattle 2014
25 August 2014, GeekWire

ExtraHop Helps To Make Data Free--Streams Into MongoDB And ElasticSearch
11 August 2014, Forbes

provided by Google News

Rackspace adds Redis to ObjectRocket - Business
15 August 2014, Cloud.com

Rackspace Adds Redis Open Source Data Store Support to ObjectRocket
18 August 2014, The VAR Guy

ObjectRocket by Rackspace Adds High Performance Redis Data Store
14 August 2014, CNNMoney

Technical Updates, Product Updates, Upcoming Events, and New Service ...
27 August 2014, CNNMoney

EnterpriseDB Says JSON Toolkit Nixes NoSQL Drawbacks
21 August 2014, InformationWeek

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Big Data, Java , Hadoop, Cassandra, NOSQL,CouchDB,MongoDB
Apetan Consulting, Philadelphia

Ruby on Rails Developer
United Software Group, Denver

Solutions Lead/ Technical Project Manager
Curaspan Health Group, Auburndale

Ruby on Rails Developer
Xavient Information Systems, American Fork

Senior Architect
Montgomeryville

Java Cloud Architect - Growing PaaS - Java RestFul Memcache
Classifiedads.com, Mountain View

Memcache SSH Install for Linux VPS
Temporary Contract, Columbus

Technical Manager Analytics Linux Java Apache Memcached Hadoop
Software Services and Solutions, Cambridge

Ruby Developer - (Memcached, Redis, MongoDB) - Job #: 13-01930
Creative Solutions Services, Washington

Technical Manager Analytics Linux Java Apache Memcached Hadoop
IT Global Resources, Cambridge

MongoDB DBA/Architect
Kforce Inc., Framingham

Big Data Engineer - NoSQL - Hadoop or MongoDB
Fetch Recruiting, Culver City

MongoDB SME
Georgia IT, South Plainfield

Sales at MongoDB (General Application)
Mongodb, New York City

Full stack web software engineers - startup - mongodb, nodejs, python, backbonejs, redis- lead/start
Bivium Group, Boston

Full stack web software engineers - startup - mongodb, nodejs, python, backbonejs, redis- lead/start
Bivium Group, Boston

Software Engineer (Java, Lucene, Redis, Hibernate)
Bullhorn, Boston

Direct Customer - C Programmer with Perl, Redis - FTO
Accionlabs, San Francisco

Ruby on Rails Developer : Ruby on Rails, Javascript, Ember.js, PostgreSQL, Redis
V.L.S Systems, Washington

Database Administrator (DBA)
Rockit Recruiting, Redwood City




Share this page

Find us on these platforms

Follow DB-Engines on Twitter DB-Engines on Google+ Find us on Facebook

Featured Products

DataStax is the fastest, most scalable distributed database technology, delivering Apache Cassandra to the Enterprise. Download for Free.

MongoDB is the leading NoSQL database, empowering businesses to be more agile and scalable.

Neo4j 2.1 Release - Graph ETL for everyone! Adds LOAD CSV, Dense node support & new Cypher functionality. Learn More and Download for Free

The leading Semantic Graph Database - Combine Geospatial, Temporal, and SNA into a single "Golden" query. Free Download.

Present your product here