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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Ingres vs. MaxDB vs. Tkrzw

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-D  Xexclude from comparisonTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareWell established RDBMSA robust and reliable RDBMS optimized to run all major SAP solutionsA concept of libraries, allowing an application program to store and query key-value pairs in a file. Successor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.02
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.48
Rank#146  Overall
#70  Relational DBMS
Score6.19
Rank#70  Overall
#38  Relational DBMS
Score3.78
Rank#92  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#56  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsmaxdb.sap.comdbmx.net/­tkrzw
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.heavy.aidocs.actian.com/­ingresmaxdb.sap.com/­documentation
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHEAVY.AI, Inc.Actian CorporationSAP, acquired from Software AG (Adabas-D) in 1997Mikio Hirabayashi
Initial release200520161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s19842020
Current release3.2.2, April 20225.10, January 202211.0, April 20177.9.10 (January 2020), 20200.9.3, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited community edition freeOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ and CUDACC++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files availablenono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
WebDAV
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
.Net
C#
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
C++
Java
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyesyesno
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoRound robinhorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationIngres ReplicatorSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCCyesyes
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.noyesnonoyes infousing specific database classes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IngresMaxDB infoformerly named Adabas-DTkrzw infoSuccessor of Tokyo Cabinet and Kyoto Cabinet
Specific characteristicsOptimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesOnly HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosAdvanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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