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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Fauna vs. ToroDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonFauna infopreviously named FaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonToroDB  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.A MongoDB-compatible JSON document store, built on top of PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.36
Rank#147  Overall
#26  Document stores
#12  Graph DBMS
#71  Relational DBMS
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#337  Overall
#46  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgfauna.comwww.torodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.fauna.comwww.torodb.com/­stampede/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFauna, Inc.8Kdata
Initial release200520142016
Current release3.2.2, April 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoAGPL-V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
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Implementation languageErlangScalaJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAll OS with a Java 7 VM
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infostring, integer, double, boolean, date, object_id
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
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptuser defined functions
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0horizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 lockingyesyes
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseIdentity management, authentication, and access controlAccess rights for users and roles

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