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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Impala vs. Kdb+ vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Analytic DBMS for HadoopHigh performance Time Series DBMSThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument storeRelational DBMSSpatial DBMS infowith Boeing's Spatial Query Server
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Score15.79
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score8.00
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score48.59
Rank#23  Overall
#15  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlkx.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmlcode.kx.comhelp.sap.com/­viewer/­product/­SAP_ASE
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerClouderaKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcSAP, Sybase
Initial release200520132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20031987
Current release3.1.1, September 20203.4.0, April 20203.6, May 201816.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++qC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query language (q)yes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBCC
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reduceuser defined functionsJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersyesnoyes infowith viewsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Shardinghorizontal partitioninghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoquery execution via MapReduceno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberosrights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"ImpalaKdb+SAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
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