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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Hazelcast vs. NuoDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  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 gridNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.13
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score8.28
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score1.06
Rank#147  Overall
#72  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orghazelcast.comwww.nuodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablehazelcast.org/­documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHazelcastNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release200520082013
Current release2.3.1, March 20193.12.2, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor ServicesJava, SQL
Triggersyesyes infoEventsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoReplicated Mapyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
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 commitedACID infotunable commit protocol
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCC
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HazelcastNuoDB
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metricsFast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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