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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. DuckDB vs. OrigoDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonDuckDB  Xexclude from comparisonOrigoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.An embeddable, in-process, column-oriented SQL OLAP RDBMSA fully ACID in-memory object graph database
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score15.98
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.37
Rank#171  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#327  Overall
#46  Document stores
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgduckdb.orgorigodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stableduckdb.org/­docsorigodb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerRobert Friberg et al
Initial release200520182009 infounder the name LiveDB
Current release3.2.2, April 20220.2, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C#
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-lessLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesUser defined using .NET types and collections
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 infocan be achieved using .NET
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APICLI Client
JDBC
.NET Client API
HTTP API
LINQ
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Go info3rd party driver
Java
Python
R
Ruby info3rd party driver
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesnoyes infoDomain Events
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonehorizontal partitioning infoclient side managed; servers are not synchronized
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonodepending on model
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 lockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoWrite ahead log
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 databasenoRole based authorization

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