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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Faircom DB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics vs. Milvus

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparisonMilvus  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Native high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL ServerA DBMS designed for efficient storage of vector data and vector similarity searches
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.34
Rank#266  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#122  Relational DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Score0.37
Rank#259  Overall
#17  Search engines
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorycloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analyticsmilvus.io/­docs/­overview.md
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release20051979201020162019
Current release3.2.2, April 2022V12, November 20202.0, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyesno
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Implementation languageErlangANSI C, C++ErlangC++C++, Go
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedhostedLinux
macOS info10.14 or later
Windows infowith WSL 2 enabled
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresnoyesNumeric and String
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
PHP
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++View functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQLno
Triggersyesyesyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Session Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraintsno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibletunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesno
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Faircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEIBM CloudantMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data WarehouseMilvus
Specific characteristicsAchieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Milvus is an open-source and cloud-native vector database built for production-ready...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Highly available, versatile, and robust with millisecond latency. Supports batch...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Video media : video understanding, video deduplication. E-commerce and mobile applications...
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Key customersMicrosoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Milvus is trusted by over 1,000 enterprises, including Baidu, eBay, IKEA, LINE, Shopee,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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As of March 2022, 9.8k+ GitHub stars 1.4k+ Github forks 871k+ docker pulls 2k+ community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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Milvus was released under the open-source Apache License 2.0 in October 2019. Managed...
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