DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the first and only COTS deterministic embedded database management system for mission- and safety-critical hard real-time applicationsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CouchDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. searchxml

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Lovefield vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. searchxml

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScriptGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Native XML DBMS
Search engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.80
Rank#40  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score28.54
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.35
Rank#261  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score40.82
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#19  Search engines
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgoogle.github.io/­lovefieldazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleMicrosoftinformationpartners gmbh
Initial release20052013201420142015
Current release3.2.0, October 20212.0.8, August 20212.1.12, February 20171.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangGoJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, SafarihostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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.nononoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder patternSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
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
JavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonoJavaScriptyes infoon the application server
TriggersyesnoUsing read-only observersJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoin enterprise version onlynoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Databaseyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes infousing MemoryDBno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"InfluxDBLovefieldMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBsearchxml
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
» more
Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
» more
Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
» more
Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
» more
News

Introduction to Time Series Forecasting with Tensorflow and InfluxDB
24 November 2021

Getting Started with Go and InfluxDB
19 November 2021

Notebook Sharing
18 November 2021

Release Announcement: Telegraf 1.20.4
18 November 2021

Monitoring Your Smart Home with InfluxDB and IFTTT
17 November 2021

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"InfluxDBLovefieldMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBsearchxml
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Why Build a Time Series Data Platform?
20 July 2017, Paul Dix (guest author)

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Syncing Hyperledger Fabric StateDB (CouchDB) to Elasticsearch - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
4 November 2021, Wire19

How to Connect Your Flask App With CouchDB: A NoSQL Database
14 August 2021, MakeUseOf

Apache CouchDB 3.0 NoSQL Database: A Major Milestone -- ADTmag
27 February 2020, ADT Magazine

CouchDB 3.0 ends admin party era • DEVCLASS
27 February 2020, DevClass

Couchbase IPO brings NoSQL database to the stock market
22 July 2021, TechTarget

provided by Google News

InfluxDB users detail time series database use cases
29 October 2021, TechTarget

InfluxData Brings Time Series Expertise to AWS re:Invent 2021
17 November 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData releases InfluxDB Notebooks to enhance collaboration for teams working with time series data
14 April 2021, Business Wire

InfluxData Closes 2020 with Exponential Cloud Growth, Expanding User Base, and Big New Customers
14 January 2021, Yahoo Finance

Monitoring PLC and SCADA Systems Using MQTT and InfluxDB -- ADTmag
30 September 2021, ADT Magazine

provided by Google News

ChaosDB: Infosec bods could pull anyone's plaintext Azure Cosmos DB keys at will from Microsoft admin tools
12 November 2021, The Register

At Ignite, Microsoft enhances its cloud database, warehouse and lake services
2 November 2021, ZDNet

Stormy times for cloud compliance?
4 November 2021, ZDNet

Microsoft advances Cosmos DB and previews SQL Server 2022
2 November 2021, TechTarget

Azure Cosmos DB alert: This critical vulnerability puts users at risk
27 August 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Contract Linux System Administrator / Programmer
Samsung Electronics, Austin, TX

Software Engineer II
Best Buy, Watertown, MA

NOC Analyst- Contractor
Ancestry, Lehi, UT

Full Stack Developer
Plexus Worldwide, Scottsdale, AZ

Data Engineer
BOEING, Fayetteville, NC

Sales Retention Call Center Representative
Etech, Dallas, TX

Exciting & Friendly Call Center | Onsite Agents
Etech, Dallas, TX

Software Engineer (Hybrid Mobile and Web Apps)
Universal Avionics Systems Corporation, Duluth, GA

Senior Software Engineer (Hybrid Mobile and Web Apps)
Universal Avionics Systems Corporation, Duluth, GA

Support Engineer - Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Las Colinas, TX

Azure Data Engineer
Bob Evans Restaurants, New Albany, OH

Support Escalation Engineer - Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

Security Analyst
Microsoft, Reston, VA

Senior Program Manager - Azure Service Fabric
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

Present your product here