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DBMS > CouchDB vs. GridGain vs. MySQL vs. SAP HANA

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. GridGain vs. MySQL vs. SAP HANA

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonGridGain  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSAP HANA  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.GridGain is an in-memory computing platform, built on Apache IgniteWidely used open source RDBMSIn-memory, column based data store. Available as appliance or cloud service
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS infowith SAP Hana, Enterprise Edition
Spatial DBMS
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Score15.79
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score1.67
Rank#133  Overall
#24  Key-value stores
#66  Relational DBMS
Score1219.77
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score55.28
Rank#20  Overall
#13  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.gridgain.comwww.mysql.comwww.sap.com/­products/­hana.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.gridgain.com/­docs/­latestdev.mysql.com/­dochelp.sap.com/­hana
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGridGain Systems, Inc.Oracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunSAP
Initial release2005200719952010
Current release3.1.1, September 2020GridGain 8.5.18.0.26, July 20212.0 SPS05 (June 26, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono infoalso available as a cloud based service
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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++, .NetC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Appliance or cloud-service
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)yes infoproprietary syntaxSQLScript, R
Triggersyesyes (cache interceptors and events)yesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)nono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesyes

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