DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CouchDB vs. OpenEdge vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle Rdb

System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. OpenEdge vs. Oracle Berkeley DB vs. Oracle Rdb

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Berkeley DB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Application development environment with integrated database management systemWidely used in-process key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSKey-value store infosupports sorted and unsorted key sets
Native XML DBMS infoin the Oracle Berkeley DB XML version
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.37
Rank#34  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score3.78
Rank#76  Overall
#40  Relational DBMS
Score2.84
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#2  Native XML DBMS
Score0.99
Rank#153  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.progress.com/­openedgewww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­berkeleydb/­overview/­index.htmlwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latestdocs.oracle.com/­cd/­E17076_05/­html/­index.html
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerProgress Software CorporationOracle infooriginally developed by Sleepycat, which was acquired by OracleOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release2005198419941984
Current release2.3.1, March 2019OpenEdge 11.7, March 201718.1 (Core), June 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialOpen Source infocommercial license availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangC, Java, C++ (depending on the Berkeley DB edition)
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Android
FreeBSD
iOS
Linux
OS X
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
HP Open VMS
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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 infoonly with the Berkeley DB XML editionno
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infoclose to SQL 92yes infoSQL interfaced based on SQLite is availableyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language).Net infoFigaro is a .Net framework assembly that extends Berkeley DB XML into an embeddable database engine for .NET
others infoThird-party libraries to manipulate Berkeley DB files are available for many languages
C
C#
C++
Java
Perl
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesyesyes infoonly for the SQL API
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0horizontal partitioning infosince Version 11.4none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDACIDyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseUsers and groupsno

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"OpenEdgeOracle Berkeley DBOracle Rdb
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

How to create your first CouchDB database with Fauxton
8 May 2019, TechRepublic

IBM Adds Kubernetes Operator for CouchDB
26 September 2019, Datanami

IBM Adds Support and Kubernetes Operator for Apache CouchDB to Sync Data Across Multi-Cloud Environments
30 September 2019, Database Trends and Applications

How to install CouchDB on CentOS 7
30 April 2019, TechRepublic

A Pokemon Crash Course on CouchDB
11 August 2016, SitePoint

provided by Google News

Learning to failover
3 April 2017, SDTimes.com

Industry Spotlight: Extracting data from inside the app
1 June 2017, SDTimes.com

SQL vs. NoSQL vs. NewSQL: Finding the Right Solution
17 August 2015, Dataconomy

provided by Google News

Oracle switches Berkeley DB license
5 July 2013, InfoWorld

Getting Started with Oracle Berkeley DB
30 August 2009, DZone News

Top Local Databases for React Native App Development {A 2020 List}
15 October 2019, Appinventiv

Database Trends Report: SQL Beats NoSQL, MySQL Most Popular
5 March 2019, ADT Magazine

Under the Hood: Oracle Berkeley DB XML
7 May 2008, XML.com

provided by Google News

Database Types from Hierarchical to Graph: An Industry Breakdown
30 May 2018, Dice Insights

New Eclipse Tools for OpenVMS and Oracle RDB Certified by eCube Systems to Work with NXTware Remote
12 November 2013, PR Web

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

COMPUTER ASSOC (SOFTWARE)
New York City NYC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYS, Brooklyn, NY

COMPUTER SPECIALIST (SOFTWARE)
New York City NYC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT SYS, Brooklyn, NY

DAL - Data & Analytics (DA)
Daugherty Business Solutions, Dallas, TX

Data Scientists
Inductive Minds, Washington, DC

Modern Server Developer with Alexa Skill Experience
Mobiquity, Remote

ERP Programmer/Analyst
Endura, Colfax, NC

Progress/Java - Software Engineer
JP Morgan Chase, Wilmington, DE

Senior Software Engineer - Progress
ProQuest LLC, Ann Arbor, MI

Oracle DBA
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Bethpage, NY

Database Engineer, Senior
Independent Software, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Systems Engineer
DeNovo Solutions, Annapolis Junction, MD

Senior Developer
Spectrum Systems, Riverwoods, IL

Senior Systems Analyst
Swagelok Company, Solon, OH

Sr. Systems Analyst - Storage / Backup
Swagelok Company, Solon, OH

Data Analyst
PruTech Solutions, Sioux Falls, SD

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandraâ„¢ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here