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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. EXASOL vs. IRONdb vs. RDF4J vs. SwayDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.High-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.A distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.An embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRDF storeKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
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Score16.12
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score3.89
Rank#83  Overall
#45  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#350  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#221  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.10
Rank#313  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databaserdf4j.orgswaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.exasol.com/­resourcesdocs.circonus.com/­irondbrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerExasolCirconus LLC.Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Simer Plaha
Initial release20052000201720042018
Current release3.1.1, September 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++JavaScala
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyesno
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 viewsyesnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)nono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Java
PHP
Python
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsyes, in Luayesno
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per nodenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter awarenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnonono

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