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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. EJDB vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Embeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)A multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score15.19
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#39  Document stores
Score3.86
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score1.90
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgejdb.orgwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSoftmotionsOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2005201220111998
Current release3.1.1, September 202021.1, April 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoGPLv2Open Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangCJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-lessLinux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeSupport Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idoptionalyes
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 viewsnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonoPL/SQL
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possiblenoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAccess rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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