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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. LeanXcale vs. MySQL vs. Stardog

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesWidely used open source RDBMSEnterprise Knowledge Graph platform and graph DBMS with high availability, high performance reasoning, and virtualization
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIGraph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionDocument store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.18
Rank#292  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#136  Relational DBMS
Score1202.10
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score1.88
Rank#128  Overall
#10  Graph DBMS
#6  RDF stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.leanxcale.comwww.mysql.comwww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledev.mysql.com/­docdocs.stardog.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerLeanXcaleOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunStardog-Union
Initial release2005201519952010
Current release3.2.2, April 20228.0.29, April 20227.3.0, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++Java
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infothrough Apache Derbyyes infowith proprietary extensionsYes, compatible with all major SQL variants through dedicated BI/SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
Java
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes infoproprietary syntaxuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyesyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0horizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication in HA-Cluster
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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.noyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights for users and roles
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"LeanXcaleMySQLStardog
Specific characteristicsFull ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Stardog is an Enterprise Knowledge Graph platform, uniquely combining graph storage...
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Competitive advantagesLinear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Stardog provides a full featureset to aid in data integration for your complex data....
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Typical application scenariosHybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Supply chain optimization Operational Risk Digital...
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Key customersbanking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Bosch, NASA, Boehringer Ingelheim, Morgan Stanley, Schneider Electric, FINRA and...
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Market metrics15 beta testers
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsannual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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You can start for free! A fully-featured license is available for those testing Stardog:...
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