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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. EventStoreDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonEventStoreDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Industrial-strength, open-source database solution built from the ground up for event sourcing.
Primary database modelDocument storeEvent Store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score12.68
Rank#44  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.36
Rank#178  Overall
#1  Event Stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.eventstore.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledevelopers.eventstore.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerEvent Store Limited
Initial release20052012
Current release3.3.3, December 202321.2, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
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 database

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