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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. GridDB vs. NCache vs. Raima Database Manager vs. TimescaleDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonNCache  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Scalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataOpen-Source and Enterprise in-memory Key-Value StoreRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Search engine infoUsing distributed Lucene
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.53
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.86
Rank#187  Overall
#30  Key-value stores
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggriddb.netwww.alachisoft.com/­ncacheraima.comwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.griddb.netwww.alachisoft.com/­resources/­docsdocs.raima.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerToshiba CorporationAlachisoftRaima Inc.Timescale
Initial release20052013200519842017
Current release3.2.0, October 20214.6, February 20215.2, April 202115, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availableOpen Source infoEnterprise Edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C#, .NET, .NET Core, JavaCC
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Android
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestamppartial infoSupported data types are Lists, Queues, Hashsets, Dictionary and Counteryesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nononono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query syntax and LINQ for searching the cache. Cache Synchronization with SQL Server using SQL dependency.yesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocolIDistributedCache
JCache
LINQ
Proprietary native API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
.Net Core
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnono infosupport for stored procedures with SQL-Server CLRyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationuser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyes infoNotificationsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardingyeshorizontal partitioningyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes, with selectable consistency levelSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Strong Eventual Consistency over WAN with Conflict Resolution using Bridge Topology
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID at container leveloptimistic locking and pessimistic lockingACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
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.noyesyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAuthentication to access the cache via Active Directory/LDAP (possible roles: user, administrator)nofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"GridDBNCacheRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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NCache has been the market leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005 . NCache...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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NCache is 100% .NET/ .NET Core based which fully supports ASP.NET Core Sessions ,...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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NCache enables industries like retail, finance, banking IoT, travel, ecommerce, healthcare...
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Bank of America, Citi, Natures Way, Charter Spectrum, Barclays, Henry Schein, GBM,...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Market Leader in .NET Distributed Caching since 2005.
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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NCache Open Source is free on an as-is basis without any support. NCache Enterprise...
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