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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. InfluxDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  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 metricsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
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Score18.40
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score18.65
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#297  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerTerark
Initial release200520132016
Current release2.3.1, March 20191.7.6, April 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangGoC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoNumeric data and Stringsno
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 viewsnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java API
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++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
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 engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsno
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Specific characteristicsInfluxData includes the open source time-series database InfluxDB . It supports high...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData , the creator of InfluxDB, delivers a modern Open Source Platform built...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 14,018 github stars Over 148,000 servers deployed...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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