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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. IRONdb vs. NuoDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  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 distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score14.45
Rank#42  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.25
Rank#337  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Score1.34
Rank#186  Overall
#93  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasenuodb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.circonus.com/­irondbdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerCirconus LLC.NuoDB, Inc.
Initial release200520172013
Current release3.3.0, January 2023V0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP APIADO.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
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes, in LuaJava, SQL
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Automatic, metric affinity per nodedata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodesImmediate 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 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.nonoyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users

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