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

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Cloud Spanner  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonYanza  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.Analytics Platform for Big DataTime Series DBMS for IoT Applications
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSSearch engineTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score15.97
Rank#39  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score2.81
Rank#95  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Score92.11
Rank#13  Overall
#2  Search engines
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgcloud.google.com/­spannerwww.splunk.comyanza.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablecloud.google.com/­spanner/­docsdocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleSplunk Inc.Yanza
Initial release2005201720032015
Current release3.1.1 , September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial infofree version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono infobut mainly used as a service provided by Yanza
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoQuery statements complying to ANSI 2011no infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsno
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
HTTP RESTHTTP API
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#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
any language that supports HTTP calls
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesyes infoTimer and event based
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.Multi-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infousing Google Cloud Dataflowyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoby using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID infoStrict serializable isolationno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingno
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.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 and rolesno

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