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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. IRONdb

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score14.88
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#380  Overall
#61  Key-value stores
#156  Relational DBMS
Score0.20
Rank#334  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-database
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablelearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.circonus.com/­irondb
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFairCom CorporationCirconus LLC.
Initial release200519792017
Current release3.3.0, January 2023V3, October 2020V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangANSI C, C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes, in Lua
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0File partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Immediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no

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