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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Heroic vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHeroic  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Time Series DBMS built at Spotify based on Cassandra or Google Cloud Bigtable, and ElasticSearchDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsElastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionSpatial DBMS infowith GEO package
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Score16.53
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.04
Rank#323  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score28.38
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score17.98
Rank#39  Overall
#24  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgspotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­indexwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­services/­synapse-analytics
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablespotify.github.io/­heroic/­#!/­docs/­overviewdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­synapse-analytics
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerSpotifyMicrosoft
Initial release2005201420132016
Current release3.2.0, October 20212.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageErlangJavaGoC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes infovia Elasticsearchnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHQL (Heroic Query Language, a JSON-based language)
HTTP API
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
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
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonoTransact SQL
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono infodocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­synapse-analytics/­sql-data-warehouse/­sql-data-warehouse-table-constraints
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsyes
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HeroicInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure Synapse Analytics infopreviously named Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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