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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Fauna vs. Interbase vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Memgraph

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Fauna provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scale
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.02
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.38
Rank#151  Overall
#27  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#73  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score6.39
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score2.45
Rank#118  Overall
#23  Document stores
#22  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#59  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#267  Overall
#20  Graph DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgfauna.comwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-irismemgraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.fauna.comdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdocs.memgraph.com
Social network pagesTwitterLinkedInFacebookGitHubDiscord
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFauna, Inc.EmbarcaderoInterSystemsMemgraph Ltd
Initial release20052014198420182017
Current release3.2.2, April 2022InterBase 2020, December 20192021.1, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoFree license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangScalaCC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data modelschema-free and schema-optional
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesyes
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 infoexport as XML data possibleyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Bolt protocol
Cypher query language
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functionsyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0horizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnoneShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationInterbase Change ViewsSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication using RAFT
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACIDACIDACID infowith snapshot isolation
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyesUsers, roles and permissions
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Fauna infopreviously named FaunaDBInterbaseInterSystems IRISMemgraph
Specific characteristicsMemgraph directly connects to your streaming infrastructure so you and your team...
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Competitive advantagesBusiness Source License ensures a future for the Memgraph community MAGE algorithm...
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Typical application scenariosGraph algorithms in bioinformatics Social network analysis Cryptocurrency network...
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