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System Properties Comparison CouchDB vs. RocksDB vs. SurrealDB

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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSurrealDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.Embeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)A fully ACID transactional, developer-friendly, multi-model DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score8.30
Rank#47  Overall
#7  Document stores
Score3.41
Rank#86  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Score1.02
Rank#190  Overall
#33  Document stores
#18  Graph DBMS
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgrocksdb.orgsurrealdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stablegithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wikisurrealdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerFacebook, Inc.SurrealDB Ltd
Initial release200520132022
Current release3.3.3, December 20239.2.1, May 2024v1.5.0, May 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2Open Source infoBSDOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++Rust
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIC++ API
Java API
GraphQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Deno
Go
JavaScript (Node.js)
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleyesACID
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoyes, based on authentication and database rules

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