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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Dgraph vs. FatDB vs. SQLite

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Widely used embeddable, in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.51
Rank#139  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score127.43
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgdgraph.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledgraph.io/­docswww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDgraph Labs, Inc.FatCloudDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2005201620122000
Current release3.2.0, October 20213.37.2  (6 January 2022), January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangGoC#C
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windowsserver-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono infoVia inetgration in SQL Serveryes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infovia applicationsno
Triggersyesnoyes infovia applicationsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0yesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication via Raftselectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
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 can be defined per databaseno infoPlanned for future releasesno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsno
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Competitive advantagesHorizontally scalable transactional graph database with fast arbitrary-depth joins...
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