DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CouchDB vs. Hazelcast vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Hazelcast vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  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 widely adopted in-memory data gridDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Spatial DBMS infowith GEO package
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score9.52
Rank#50  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.27
Rank#275  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orghazelcast.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablehazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.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 developerHazelcastGoogle
Initial release2005200820132014
Current release3.2.0, October 20215.0, September 20212.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangJavaGoJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesNumeric data and Stringsyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategynono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesnono
Triggersyesyes infoEventsnoUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoReplicated Mapselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus Algorithm
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes, 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 infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access controlsimple rights management via user accountsno
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HazelcastInfluxDBLovefield
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
News

Why I Joined InfluxData – Patrick Williams
21 January 2022

Flux Join Tutorial – Enrich Time Series Data with Data from PostgreSQL
20 January 2022

Telegraf Best Practices: Config Recommendations and Performance Monitoring
18 January 2022

Volvo Uses InfluxDB to Evolve Its DevOps Monitoring to Enable Data-Driven Decisions
14 January 2022

HighByte and InfluxDB Provide Critical OEE Data for Manufacturing Companies
13 January 2022

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HazelcastInfluxDBLovefield
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

NoSQL Software Market Is Likely to Experience a Tremendous Growth in Near Future | MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase
10 January 2022, Digital Journal

Apache CouchDB 3.0 NoSQL Database: A Major Milestone -- ADTmag
27 February 2020, ADT Magazine

How to Connect Your Flask App With CouchDB: A NoSQL Database
14 August 2021, MakeUseOf

Syncing Hyperledger Fabric StateDB (CouchDB) to Elasticsearch - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
4 November 2021, Wire19

Global Document Databases Software Market Current Trends, Future Aspect Analysis 2021-2029 | MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic – Discovery Sports Media
20 January 2022, Discovery Sports Media

provided by Google News

Hazelcast Announces a New Unified Platform with Version 5.0
13 December 2021, InfoQ.com

Hazelcast Platform 5.0 is Now Generally Available
28 September 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Hazelcast adds storage drive support and boosted SQL – Blocks and Files
14 July 2021, Blocks and Files

In Memory Grid Market to Eyewitness Massive Growth by 2029 | Red Hat Inc., IBM Corporation, TmaxSoft, Software AG, Pivotal Software Inc., Hitachi Ltd – Discovery Sports Media
21 January 2022, Discovery Sports Media

Hazelcast Platform to Bring Historical, Real-Time Data Together
24 August 2021, Datanami

provided by Google News

Getting Started with Python and InfluxDB – The New Stack
21 January 2022, thenewstack.io

InfluxDB and IoT: Arduino Microcontroller Best Practices – The New Stack
5 January 2022, thenewstack.io

Getting Started with R and InfluxDB – The New Stack
17 December 2021, thenewstack.io

InfluxDB updates aimed at making it easier to build time-series database apps
26 October 2021, SiliconANGLE News

Scaling telemetry monitoring with InfluxDB
30 November 2021, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineering Analyst - University Students
McKinsey & Company, Atlanta, GA

Lead React Developer (Remote EST)
Charles Schwab, Ann Arbor, MI

Senior Database Administrator
BlackLine, Remote

PHP Developer
Mindfire Technology, Layton, UT

Software Engineer
ePATHUSA Inc, Adel, IA

SDR Manager
Hazelcast, California

Demand Generation Campaigns Manager- Remote
Hazelcast, San Mateo, CA

Senior Product Marketing Manager
Hazelcast, San Mateo, CA

Senior Solution Architect
Hazelcast, San Mateo, CA

Demand Generation Campaigns Manager- Remote Austin
Hazelcast, Austin, TX

Senior Software Engineer (Hybrid Mobile and Web Apps)
Universal Avionics Systems Corporation, Duluth, GA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Present your product here