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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Greenplum vs. GridGain vs. Impala vs. jBASE

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Analytic Database platform built on PostgreSQL. Full name is Pivotal Greenplum Database infoA logical database in Greenplum is an array of individual PostgreSQL databases working together to present a single database image.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score1.55
Rank#138  Overall
#26  Key-value stores
#67  Relational DBMS
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggreenplum.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.greenplum.orgwww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerPivotal Software Inc.GridGain Systems, Inc.ClouderaZumasys
Initial release20052005200720131991
Current release3.2.0, October 20216.7.1, April 2020GridGain 8.5.14.0.0, July 20215.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++, .NetC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesoptional
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.noyes infosince Version 4.2yesnoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
Java
Perl
Python
R
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)noyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes (replicated cache)selectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yes infoquery execution via MapReduceno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACIDnoACID
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.nonoyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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