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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Dgraph vs. JSqlDb vs. TerminusDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonTerminusDB infoformer name was DataChemist  Xexclude from comparison
JSqlDB seems to be discontinued. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines 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 DBMSJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesScalable Graph Database platform making enterprise data available by exploiting inferred entities and relationships
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
RDF store
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Score15.98
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.71
Rank#148  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Score0.31
Rank#297  Overall
#27  Graph DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgdgraph.iojsqldb.org (offline)terminusdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledgraph.io/­docsterminusdb.github.io/­terminusdb/­#
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDgraph Labs, Inc.Konrad von BackstromDataChemist Ltd.
Initial release2005201620182018
Current release3.2.2, April 20220.8, December 201810.1.4, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangGoProlog, Rust
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoSQL-like query language (WOQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
OWL
RESTful HTTP API
WOQL (Web Object Query Language)
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
JavaScriptJavaScript
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnofunctions in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0yesnoneGraph Partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication via RaftnoneJournaling Streams
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDByes infoin-memory journaling
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno infoPlanned for future releasesRole-based access control

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