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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. LevelDB vs. Machbase vs. MarkLogic vs. PouchDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  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.Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesTimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.25
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score3.38
Rank#91  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score0.15
Rank#286  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score11.94
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.machbase.comwww.marklogic.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdendoc.machbase.comdocs.marklogic.compouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleMachbaseMarkLogic Corp.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release20052011201320012012
Current release3.0, February 20201.22, May 2019V4.09.0, 20177.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSDcommercial infofree test version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++CC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyesyesno
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.nononoyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL92no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
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++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnonoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneselectable replication factoryesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes 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 integritynonononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenonoACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesnoyesyes 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.noyes infovolatile and lookup tableyes, with Range Indexesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenosimple password-based access controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsno
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"LevelDBMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMarkLogicPouchDB
Specific characteristicsMachbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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The MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Competitive advantagesFastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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The main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Typical application scenariosDistributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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MarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Key customersSamsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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MarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Market metricsReal-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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MarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMachbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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MarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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