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DBMS > CouchDB vs. Greenplum vs. Impala vs. jBASE vs. Prometheus

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

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonPrometheus  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.Analytic DBMS for HadoopA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareOpen-source TimeSeries DBMS and monitoring system
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
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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
Score6.27
Rank#62  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggreenplum.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.jbase.comprometheus.io
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.greenplum.orgdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbaseprometheus.io/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerPivotal Software Inc.ClouderaZumasys
Initial release20052005201319912015
Current release3.2.0, October 20216.7.1, April 20204.0.0, July 20215.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++Go
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesoptionalNumeric data only
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 4.2noyesno infoImport of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
RESTful HTTP/JSON 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
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C++
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesno
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
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 factoryesyes infoby Federation
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes infoquery execution via MapReducenono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnoACIDno
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.nononoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and KerberosAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno

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