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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 comparisonLovefield  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 hardwareEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionSpatial DBMS
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Score17.16
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score1.33
Rank#150  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Score0.23
Rank#286  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
google.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.heavy.aigithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHEAVY.AI, Inc.Google
Initial release200520162014
Current release3.2.2, April 20225.10, January 20222.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ and CUDAJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linuxserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnono
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoRound robinnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnone
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 integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine 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 2022Lovefield
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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