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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. Sqrrl

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.An analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A widely adopted in-memory data gridAdaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.07
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.82
Rank#173  Overall
#84  Relational DBMS
Score8.41
Rank#44  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.gbase8a.comhazelcast.comsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHazelcastAmazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release200520082012
Current release3.0, February 2020GBase 8a4.0, February 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategy
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesno
Triggersyesyes infoEventsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access controlCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"GBaseHazelcastSqrrl
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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