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NameCouchDB infostands for "Cluster Of Unreliable Commodity Hardware"  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA native JSON - document store inspired by Lotus Notes, scalable from globally distributed server-clusters down to mobile phones.In-memory computing software platform
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infoValues are user defined objects
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score19.68
Rank#33  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.84
Rank#162  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitecouchdb.apache.orgwww.gigaspaces.com/­product/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.couchdb.org/­en/­stabledocs.gigaspaces.com
DeveloperApache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by Damien Katz, a former Lotus Notes developerGigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20052000
Current release2.3.1, March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infolimited edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemsAndroid
BSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
.NET
All OS with a Java VM
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
JPA
Supported programming languagesC
C#
ColdFusion
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
.Net
C++
Java
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoimproved architecture with release 2.0yes infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a single document possibleconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infostrategy: optimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 databaseAccess rights for users and roles

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