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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. LevelDB vs. PouchDB vs. RDF4J vs. Sequoiadb

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  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 valuesJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.NewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument storeRDF storeDocument store
Relational DBMS
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Score17.39
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score3.13
Rank#95  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score3.20
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.31
Rank#254  Overall
#34  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldbpouchdb.comrdf4j.orgwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mdpouchdb.com/­guidesrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGoogleApache Software FoundationSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Sequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release20052011201220042013
Current release3.0, February 20201.22, May 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSDOpen SourceOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.Open Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++JavaScriptJavaC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenononoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsnoyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonononoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
proprietary protocol using JSON
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
JavaScriptJava
PHP
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoView functions in JavaScriptyesJavaScript
Triggersyesnoyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0noneSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenonoACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenononosimple password-based access control

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