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System Properties Comparison AgensGraph vs. Amazon SimpleDB vs. CouchDB vs. PouchDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameAgensGraph  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon SimpleDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionMulti-model database supporting relational and graph data models and built upon PostgreSQLHosted simple database service by Amazon, with the data stored in the Amazon Cloud. infoThere is an unrelated product called SimpleDB developed by Edward ScioreA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score0.12
Rank#273  Overall
#24  Graph DBMS
#127  Relational DBMS
Score2.46
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score18.13
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitebitnine.netaws.amazon.com/­simpledbcouchdb.apache.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationbitnine.net/­documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­simpledbdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperBitnine Global Inc.AmazonApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerApache Software FoundationTeradata
Initial release20162007200520122005
Current release2.1, December 20182.3.1, March 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageCErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnononoyes
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.nononoyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll columns are indexed automaticallyyes infovia viewsyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsCypher Query Language
JDBC
RESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
Java
JavaScript
Python
.Net
C
C++
Erlang
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoView functions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptR packages
Triggersnonoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesno, but can be realized using table inheritancenone infoSharding must be implemented in the applicationSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonoyesyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Eventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoConcurrent data updates can be detected by the applicationno infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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