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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
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.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.14
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#308  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score2.92
Rank#87  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.gbase8a.comwww.machbase.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledoc.machbase.compouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMachbaseApache Software Foundation
Initial release200520132012
Current release3.0, February 2020GBase 8aV4.07.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infofree test version availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangCJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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 viewsyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript 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 infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factorMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple password-based access controlno
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"GBaseMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxPouchDB
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Enterprise Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai heavy industries, SFA
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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