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DBMS > Amazon DocumentDB vs. MaxDB vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. MaxDB vs. PouchDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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Score1.44
Rank#142  Overall
#23  Document stores
Score4.52
Rank#77  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbmaxdb.sap.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201919842012
Current release7.9.10 (January 2020), 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesno
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 infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenoneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)noyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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