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

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonHypertable  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
Hypertable has stopped its further development with March 2016 and is removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
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.An open source BigTable implementation based on distributed file systems such as HadoopAnalytic DBMS for HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSWide column storeRelational 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
Trend Chart
Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score13.96
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Score18.46
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Score1.62
Rank#136  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggreenplum.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.greenplum.orgdocs.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.Hypertable Inc.ClouderaZumasys
Initial release20052005200920131991
Current release3.2.0, October 20216.7.1, April 20200.9.8.11, March 20164.0.0, July 20215.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoGNU version 3. Commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows infoan inofficial Windows port is available
LinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyesoptional
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 4.2noyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesrestricted infoonly exact value or prefix value scansyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
C++ API
Thrift
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++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyes
Triggersyesyesnonoyes
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 replicationselectable replication factor on file system levelselectable replication factoryes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesyes 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 possibleACIDnonoACID
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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnoAccess 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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