DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CouchDB vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. InfluxDB vs. RethinkDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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 metricsDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.68
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score21.86
Rank#30  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score3.91
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release200520132009
Current release3.0, February 20201.8.0, April 20202.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangGoC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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 languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
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 infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersyesnoClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCC based
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.noyes infoDepending on used storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsyes infousers and table-level permissions
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"InfluxDBRethinkDB
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

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

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"InfluxDBRethinkDB
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

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

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

NoSQL Databases Software Market Growth, Rising Trends and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026 | Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic, RethinkDB, CouchDB – Cole Reports
2 July 2020, Cole of Duty

Introducing IBM Cloudant on Transaction Engine: Cloud Native by Design
23 June 2020, DevOps.com

NoSQL Software Market Growth Opportunities, Incremental Revenue by: MongoDB, OrientDB, Amazon, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, ArangoDB, CouchDB
9 July 2020, 3rd Watch News

CouchDB 3.0 puts safety first
27 February 2020, InfoWorld

provided by Google News

Time series databases at the core of the enterprise: real-time insights
1 July 2020, TechHQ

Expert Weighs in on Creating Dashboards from vSphere Assets
15 June 2020, Database Trends and Applications

Where InfluxDB time series database is going
21 January 2020, TechTarget

InfluxData Brings InfluxDB Cloud 2.0 Serverless Platform to Europe to Support Enterprise Transformation with Time Series Technology
14 November 2019, Business Wire

A guide to monitoring tools
1 July 2020, SDTimes.com

provided by Google News

Europe Open Source Software Market Report 2020 COVID 19 Impact Analysis Updated Edition Top Players Include, Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle
11 July 2020, 3rd Watch News

NoSQL Databases Software Market Growth, Rising Trends and Business Outlook 2020 to 2026 | Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, MarkLogic, RethinkDB, CouchDB
2 July 2020, Cole of Duty

Document Databases Software Market Supply-Demand, Industry Research and End User Analysis, Outlook 2026 | COVID19 Impact Analysis | Key Players: MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, etc. | InForGrowth
8 July 2020, 3rd Watch News

Trending: Open Source Software Market Segmentation Along With Regional Outlook, Competitive Strategies, Factors Contributing To Growth 2020-2026 | Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia, OpenText, Alfresco, Astaro – Bulletin Line
2 July 2020, Bulletin Line

NoSQL Software Market Analysis of Rising Business Opportunities with Prominent Players like Amazon, Azure, Cosmos DB, Couchbase, ArangoDB, CouchDB.
3 July 2020, 3rd Watch News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Engineer
Dimagi, Massachusetts

Jr. C# Developer
Melissa Global Intelligence, RSM, CA

Software Engineer
Dimagi, Cambridge, MA

PHP Developer
Mindfire Technology, Layton, UT

Senior Technical Project Analyst - COVID Response
Dimagi, Massachusetts

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Newark, DE

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Glassboro, NJ

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Reading, PA

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Chester, PA

Ruby On Rails Developer (5+ years)
Power Home Remodeling, Horsham, PA

Exciting Video Ecommerce Startup | Data Scientist w/ ACR Experience (ACR, MongoDB, Node.js, Python ) | $120-150K
Ciright, Conshohocken, PA

Java Developer with Angular
Intersof datalabs, Baltimore, MD

Full Stack developer
Virtual Ventures, Los Angeles, CA

Staff Engineer II, Software Process Engineering
Samsung Electronics, Bellevue, WA

Senior Software Development Engineer
SmarTek21, LLC, Bellevue, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

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

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here