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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Google Cloud Datastore vs. Impala vs. SAP Adaptive Server vs. STSdb

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Datastore  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Automatically scaling NoSQL Database as a Service (DBaaS) on the Google Cloud PlatformAnalytic DBMS for HadoopThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMSKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument storeSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
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Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score4.84
Rank#76  Overall
#11  Document stores
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score51.05
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­datastorewww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.htmlgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecloud.google.com/­datastore/­docsdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleClouderaSAP, SybaseSTS Soft SC
Initial release20052008201319872011
Current release3.2.0, October 20214.0.0, July 202116.04.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C and C++C#
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes, details hereyesyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (GQL)SQL-like DML and DDL statementsyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptusing Google App Engineyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceJava and Transact-SQLno
TriggersyesCallbacks using the Google Apps Enginenoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication using Paxosselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on type of query and configuration infoStrong Consistency is default for entity lookups and queries within an Entity Group (but can instead be made eventually consistent). Other queries are always eventual consistent.Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infovia ReferenceProperties or Ancestor pathsnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID infoSerializable Isolation within Transactions, Read Committed outside of TransactionsnoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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