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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonCrateDB  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed Date Store based on LuceneA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Search engine
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
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Score16.85
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.90
Rank#181  Overall
#92  Relational DBMS
#12  Search engines
Score7.66
Rank#54  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score116.74
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgcrate.iowww.ehcache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecrate.io/­docswww.ehcache.org/­documentationdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerCrateTerracotta Inc, owned by Software AGMicrosoft
Initial release2005201320091992
Current release3.0, February 20203.8.1, September 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaJavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java 7 (and higher) VMAll OS with a Java VMWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyes infovia viewsyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, but no triggers and constraintsnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET infocommunity maintained client
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
RESTful HTTP API
JCacheADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Erlang
Go infocommunity maintained client
Java
JavaScript (Node.js) infocommunity maintained client
Perl infocommunity maintained client
PHP
Python
Ruby infocommunity maintained client
Scala infocommunity maintained client
JavaC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infoCache Event Listenersyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Servernone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factoryes infoby using Terracotta Servernone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Read Your Own Writes Consistency infofor primary key lookups
Tunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleno infounique row identifiers can be used for implementing an optimistic concurrency control strategyyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourceACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Specific characteristicsCrateDB is an open source distributed SQL database that spreads data and processing...
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Competitive advantagesCrateDB is typically used in operational analytics applications, particularly those...
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Typical application scenariosCrateDB is ideal for integrating and analyzing streams of data--often machine-generated--in...
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Key customersCrateDB customers include McAfee, Qualtrics , Nokia, NBC Golfnow , Digital Domain...
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Market metricsThe CrateDB open source project was started in 2014. CrateDB was the winner of TechCrunch...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCrateDB pricing CrateDB Community Edition is open source and free to use under the...
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