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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. H2GIS vs. Memcached

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonH2GIS  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Spatial extension of H2In-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score17.16
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#4  Spatial DBMS
Score24.56
Rank#33  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.h2gis.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablewww.h2gis.org/­docs/­homegithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerCNRSDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release200520132003
Current release3.2.2, April 20221.6.15, March 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoLGPL 3.0Open Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaC
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Java.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infobased on H2no
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on H2none infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesno
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes infobased on H2yes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol

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