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System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. CouchDB vs. PouchDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameApache Drill  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.
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageA 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 modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.66
Rank#94  Overall
#17  Document stores
#46  Relational DBMS
Score18.12
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score2.79
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitedrill.apache.orgcouchdb.apache.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablepouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerApache Software FoundationTeradata
Initial release2012200520122005
Current release1.16, May 20192.3.1, March 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoApache version 2Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-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 dateyesnonoyes
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 indexesnoyes infovia viewsyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC++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 proceduresuser defined functionsView functions in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptR packages
Triggersnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-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 methodsyesyesyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes 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.Depending on the underlying data sourcenoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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