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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. Newts vs. PouchDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  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.A Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsTime Series DBMS based on CassandraJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score17.25
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score5.77
Rank#66  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score3.20
Rank#96  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesopennms.github.io/­newtspouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikipouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerMicrosoftOpenNMS GroupApache Software Foundation
Initial release2005201220142012
Current release3.0, February 20207.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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 viewsnonoyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST
Java API
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
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnonoView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesnonoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.selectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleoptimistic lockingnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.nononoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesnono

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