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

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  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 databaseJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Document storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.35
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.25
Rank#267  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score10.07
Rank#42  Overall
#7  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score3.50
Rank#89  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score4.17
Rank#82  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.machbase.comwww.marklogic.compouchdb.comrethinkdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stableendoc.machbase.comdocs.marklogic.compouchdb.com/­guidesrethinkdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMachbaseMarkLogic Corp.Apache Software FoundationThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release20052013200120122009
Current release3.1.1 , September 2020V4.09.0, 20177.1.1, June 20192.4.1, August 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree test version availablecommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageErlangCC++JavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometry
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.nonoyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL92nono
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
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
TriggersyesnoyesyesClient-side triggers through changefeeds
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factoryesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononono
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 transactionnoAtomic single-document operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes infoMVCC based
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
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 Indexesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple password-based access controlRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsnoyes infousers and table-level permissions
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"Machbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMarkLogicPouchDBRethinkDB
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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