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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSiteWhere  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Distributed, high-performance timeseries databaseDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeM2M integration platform for persisting/querying time series data
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score16.97
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score0.11
Rank#310  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Score6.63
Rank#64  Overall
#8  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgquasardb.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvsitewhere.io
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledoc.quasar.ai/­mastersitewhere.io/­docs/­2.1.0
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerquasardbBasho TechnologiesSiteWhere
Initial release2005200920092010
Current release3.2.2, April 20223.13.3, April 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoCommon Public Attribution License Version 1.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++ErlangJava
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freepredefined scheme
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infointeger and binarynoyes
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 viewsyes infowith tagsrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
HTTP REST
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding infoconsistent hashingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication with selectable replication factorselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integrationyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using LevelDByesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trailnoUsers with fine-grained authorization concept
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"QuasardbRiak KVSiteWhere
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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