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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Google Cloud Spanner vs. ObjectBox vs. Splunk

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSObject oriented DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score16.35
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score2.74
Rank#105  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Score0.77
Rank#190  Overall
#9  Object oriented DBMS
Score87.66
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spannerobjectbox.iowww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.objectbox.iodocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleObjectBox LimitedSplunk Inc.
Initial release2005201720172003
Current release3.1.1 , September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0commercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011nono infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (using protocol buffers) API
JDBC infoAt present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary native APIHTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonoyes
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.online/offline synchronization between client and serverMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflownoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrityyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID infoStrict serializable isolationACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nononono
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)yesAccess rights for users and roles
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