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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Machbase vs. MarkLogic vs. Microsoft SQL Server vs. PouchDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft SQL Server  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.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseMicrosofts relational DBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Relational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.13
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#308  Overall
#27  Time Series DBMS
Score12.25
Rank#39  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score1093.75
Rank#3  Overall
#3  Relational DBMS
Score2.96
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.machbase.comwww.marklogic.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­sql-serverpouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledoc.machbase.comdocs.marklogic.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-ie/­sql/­sql-server/­sql-server-technical-documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMachbaseMarkLogic Corp.MicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release20052013200119892012
Current release2.3.1, March 2019V4.09.0, 2017SQL Server 2019, November 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree test version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangCC++C++JavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyesno
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.nonoyesyesno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL92yesno
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
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#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Delphi
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptTransact SQL, .NET languages, R, Python and (with SQL Server 2019) JavaView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnoyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingtables can be distributed across several files (horizontal partitioning); sharding through federationSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factoryesyes, but depending on the SQL-Server EditionMaster-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 jobsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possiblenoACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyesyes 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 Indexesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple password-based access controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMarkLogicMicrosoft SQL ServerPouchDB
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 Enterprise 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 heavy industries, SFA
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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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