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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Hyprcubd vs. Ingres vs. PostGIS vs. ScyllaDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonHyprcubd  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonScyllaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Serverless Time Series DBMSWell established RDBMSSpatial extension of PostgreSQLCassandra and DynamoDB compatible wide column store
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSSpatial DBMSKey-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionRelational DBMS
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Score16.64
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#36  Time Series DBMS
Score5.77
Rank#68  Overall
#37  Relational DBMS
Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#85  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#6  Wide column stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orghyprcubd.comwww.actian.com/­data-management/­ingres-sql-rdbmspostgis.netwww.scylladb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.actian.com/­ingrespostgis.net/­documentationdocs.scylladb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHyprcubd, Inc.Actian CorporationScyllaDB
Initial release20051974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s20052015
Current release3.2.0, October 202111.0, April 20173.1.4, September 2021Scylla Open Source 4.5, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoOpen Source (AGPL), commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangGoCCC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infotime, int, uint, float, stringyesyesyes
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 availableyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyesyesyes infocluster global secondary indices
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyesyesSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIgRPC (https).NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Proprietary protocol (CQL) infocompatible with CQL (Cassandra Query Language, an SQL-like language)
RESTful HTTP API (DynamoDB compatible)
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
For CQL interface: C#, C++, Clojure, Erlang, Go, Haskell, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, Rust, Scala
For DynamoDB interface: .Net, ColdFusion, Erlang, Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyesuser defined functionsyes, Lua
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0horizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneouslyyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Ingres Replicatoryes infobased on PostgreSQLselectable replication factor infoRepresentation of geographical distribution of servers is possible
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Tunable Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACIDACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingnoyes infoMVCCyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonononoyes infoin-memory tables
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasetoken accessfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes infobased on PostgreSQLAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"HyprcubdIngresPostGISScyllaDB
Specific characteristicsScylla is a highly-available, highly-scalable, highly-performant NoSQL database....
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Competitive advantagesHighly-performant (efficiently utilizes full resources of a node and network; millions...
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Typical application scenariosAdTech ( AdGear , AppMonet , Dstillery , FullContact , MediaMath , Numberly , SAS...
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Key customersComcast, Grab, OlaCabs, Yahoo! Japan, IMVU, Adgear, Xandr, Zenly, Natura, Snapfish,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsScylla Open Source - free open source software (AGPL) Scylla Enterprise - subscription-based...
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