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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. HBase vs. LeanXcale vs. Linter vs. MySQL

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonLinter  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Wide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableA highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesRDBMS for high security requirementsWidely used open source RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached API
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score43.99
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#41  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score0.03
Rank#335  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score1206.05
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orghbase.apache.orgwww.leanxcale.comlinter.ru/­enwww.mysql.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablehbase.apache.orgdev.mysql.com/­doc
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetLeanXcalerelex.ru/­enOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then Sun
Initial release20052008201519901995
Current release3.2.0, October 20212.3.4, January 20218.0.27, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaC and C++C and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Android
BSD
HP Open VMS
iOS
Linux
OS X
VxWorks
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenooptions to bring your own types, AVROyesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infothrough Apache Derbyyesyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
ADO.NET
JDBC
LINQ
ODBC
OLE DB
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
Java
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Ruby
Tcl
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 infoCoprocessors in Javayes infoproprietary syntax with the possibility to convert from PL/SQLyes infoproprietary syntax
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardingnonehorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabric
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)ACIDACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engine
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or roles
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HBaseLeanXcaleLinterMySQL
Specific characteristicsApache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesNo single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersApple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metrics#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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