DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > CouchDB vs. RethinkDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere

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

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 comparisonRethinkDB  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.DBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.RDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environments
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score17.25
Rank#35  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score4.23
Rank#78  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score6.79
Rank#54  Overall
#31  Relational DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgrethinkdb.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablerethinkdb.com/­docshelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017SAP infoformerly Sybase
Initial release200520091992
Current release3.0, February 20202.4.0, December 201917, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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 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 infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perl
TriggersyesClient-side triggers through changefeedsyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0Sharding inforange basednone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroring
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes infoMVCC basedyes
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 databaseyes infousers and table-level permissionsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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"RethinkDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere
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

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Apache CouchDB 3.0 NoSQL Database: A Major Milestone -- ADTmag
27 February 2020, ADT Magazine

CouchDB 3.0 puts safety first
27 February 2020, InfoWorld

Latest demanding report on NoSQL Databases Software Market will touch a new level in upcoming year with top key players like MangoDB, ArangoDB, Amazon, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, RethinkDB, MarkLogic, CouchDB, OrientDB, RavenDB, SQL-RD and Redis
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

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

IBM Adds Kubernetes Operator for CouchDB
26 September 2019, Datanami

provided by Google News

Open Source Software Market to Witness Astonishing Growth by 2026 | Intel, Epson, IBM and more
2 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Latest demanding report on NoSQL Databases Software Market will touch a new level in upcoming year with top key players like MangoDB, ArangoDB, Amazon, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase, RethinkDB, MarkLogic, CouchDB, OrientDB, RavenDB, SQL-RD and Redis
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Global Open Source Software Market Register a xx% CAGR in Terms of Revenue By 2025: Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Global Open Source Software Industry 2020 Market Research With Size, Growth, Manufacturers, Segments And 2026 Forecasts Research
21 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

Global Open Source Software Market Size, Share and Forecast by 2025, Key Players- Intel, Epson, IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia
9 September 2020, The Daily Chronicle

provided by Google News

SAP SQL Anywhere
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

Best Database Management Software 2020
14 July 2020, Datamation

Rimini Street expands support beyond SAP and Oracle
9 June 2017, Inside SAP Magazine

SAP IoT products: How do they work with ERP and big data?
28 December 2015, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

QA Engineer
Outreach, Seattle, WA

Jr. C# Developer
Melissa Global Intelligence, RSM, CA

Software Engineer
Dimagi, Massachusetts

PHP Developer
Mindfire Technology, Layton, UT

NiFi Developer
Infostretch Corporation, Pleasanton, CA

Full Stack Engineer
Showcase IDX, Remote

Junior Software Developer
Cellacore, Inc., Pensacola, FL

Junior Software Developer
Cellacore, Inc., Tampa, FL

Lead Ruby Engineer
Showcase IDX, Remote

Exciting Innovative Video Ecommerce Startup (remote available) | Data Scientist w/ ACR Experience | $120-150K
Ciright, Conshohocken, PA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

The fastest unified analytical warehouse at extreme scale with in-database Machine Learning. Try Vertica for free with no time limit.

Neo4j logo

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

Couchbase logo

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

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Present your product here