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DBMS > CouchDB vs. Graphite vs. Heroic vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Graphite vs. Heroic vs. MaxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Data logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperTime Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score5.46
Rank#75  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score0.22
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score4.06
Rank#87  Overall
#46  Relational DBMS
Score20.66
Rank#36  Overall
#22  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexmaxdb.sap.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegraphite.readthedocs.iospotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewmaxdb.sap.com/­documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerChris DavisSpotifySAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Microsoft
Initial release20052006201419842016
Current release3.2.2, April 20227.9.10 (January 2020), 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoLimited community edition freecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononoyes
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Implementation languageErlangPythonJavaC++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Unix
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data onlyyesyesyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyes infovia Elasticsearchyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Sockets
HQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonoyesTransact SQL
Triggersyesnonoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneShardingnoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyesSource-replica replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencynoneEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenonoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infolockingyesyesyes
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 databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes

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