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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Ingres vs. RocksDB

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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 comparisonRocksDB  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 RDBMSEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.56
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.73
Rank#136  Overall
#68  Relational DBMS
Score6.11
Rank#70  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score4.26
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
www.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmsrocksdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.heavy.aidocs.actian.com/­ingresgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHEAVY.AI, Inc.Actian CorporationFacebook, Inc.
Initial release200520161974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s2013
Current release3.2.2, April 20225.10, January 202211.0, April 20177.3.1, June 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availablecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ and CUDACC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 availableno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
C++ API
Java API
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
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyesno
Triggersyesnoyesno
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 simultaneouslynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationIngres Replicatornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACIDyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCCyes
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.noyesnoyes
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-standardno
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022IngresRocksDB
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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