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

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

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGreenplum  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  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 middlewareDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSMultivalue DBMSNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#20  Search engines
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggreenplum.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.jbase.comwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.greenplum.orgdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.zumasys.com/­jbasewww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerPivotal Software Inc.ClouderaZumasysinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release20052005201319912015
Current release3.2.0, October 20216.7.1, April 20204.0.0, July 20215.71.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2commercialcommercial
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
LinuxLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesoptionalyes
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 4.2noyesyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
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 API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
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
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceyesyes infoon the application server
Triggersyesyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationselectable replication factoryesyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnoACIDmultiple readers, single writer
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 levelDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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