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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. ObjectBox vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Extremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeObject oriented DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score18.12
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.44
Rank#215  Overall
#12  Object oriented DBMS
Score5.40
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgobjectbox.iowww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.objectbox.iohelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerObjectBox LimitedSAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200520171992
Current release2.3.1, March 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache License 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary native APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0nonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
noneMaster-slave replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"ObjectBoxSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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10 October 2019

ObjectBox Swift 1.0 Released
24 September 2019

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