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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. GridDB vs. Raima Database Manager vs. SWC-DB vs. TimescaleDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  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 DataRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.53
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score0.60
Rank#225  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
#17  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score4.38
Rank#81  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggriddb.netraima.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.timescale.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.griddb.netdocs.raima.comdocs.timescale.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerToshiba CorporationRaima Inc.Alex KashirinTimescale
Initial release20052013198420202017
Current release3.2.0, October 20214.6, February 202115, June 20210.5, April 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 availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++CC++C
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesnumerics, 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.nonono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possiblenoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)yesSQL-like query languageyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocolADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
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
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
C++.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationnouser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioningShardingyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-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 jobsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID at container levelACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
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.noyesyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"GridDBRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

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