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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extensionGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score17.16
Rank#41  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.47
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#330  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stableravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerHibernating RhinosAlex Kashirin
Initial release200520102020
Current release3.2.2, April 20225.3, November 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC#C++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyesno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0ShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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CouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"RavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsRavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesRavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosIoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersToyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metrics2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsRavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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