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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Drizzle vs. Geode vs. TerarkDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDrizzle  Xexclude from comparisonGeode  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
Drizzle has published its last release in September 2012. The open-source project is discontinued and Drizzle 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.MySQL fork with a pluggable micro-kernel and with an emphasis of performance over compatibility.Geode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score15.47
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.63
Rank#137  Overall
#25  Key-value stores
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggeode.apache.orggithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegeode.apache.org/­docsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerDrizzle project, originally started by Brian AkerOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.Terark
Initial release2005200820022016
Current release3.1.1, September 20207.2.4, September 20121.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGNU GPLOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
All OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also required
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 viewsyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith proprietary extensionsSQL-like query language (OQL)no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBCJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Java
PHP
.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnouser defined functionsno
Triggersyesno infohooks for callbacks inside the server can be used.yes infoCache Event Listenersno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDyes, on a single nodeno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasePluggable authentication mechanisms infoe.g. LDAP, HTTPAccess rights per client and object definableno

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