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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. InterSystems Caché vs. MarkLogic vs. PouchDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A multi-model DBMS and application serverOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Document store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Document store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.12
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score3.29
Rank#84  Overall
#14  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#42  Relational DBMS
Score12.47
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score2.79
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachewww.marklogic.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.intersystems.comdocs.marklogic.compouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerInterSystemsMarkLogic Corp.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2005199720012012
Current release2.3.1, March 20192017.2, October 20179.0, 20177.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.noyesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infoSQL92no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C#
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationyesMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes, with Range Indexesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and rolesRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsno
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"InterSystems CachéMarkLogicPouchDB
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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