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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Dgraph vs. Ingres vs. Transbase

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed and scalable native Graph DBMSWell established RDBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.54
Rank#143  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score6.10
Rank#69  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score0.07
Rank#325  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgdgraph.iowww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmswww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledgraph.io/­docsdocs.actian.com/­ingreswww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDgraph Labs, Inc.Actian CorporationTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release200520161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s1987
Current release3.2.2, April 202211.0, April 2017Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangGoCC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availableno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
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
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0yeshorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication via RaftIngres ReplicatorSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoPlanned for future releasesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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