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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. PouchDB vs. Spark SQL vs. YugabyteDB

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processingHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.09
Rank#98  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score22.86
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Score2.68
Rank#112  Overall
#57  Relational DBMS
Websitepouchdb.comspark.apache.org/­sqlwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guidesspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.htmldocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperFatCloudApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2012201220142017
Current release7.1.1, June 20193.2.0, October 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#JavaScriptScalaC and C++
Server operating systemsWindowsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServernoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
JDBC
ODBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC#JavaScriptJava
Python
R
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsView functions in JavaScriptnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeyes, utilizing Spark CoreHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanononoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsnonoyes
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FatDBPouchDBSpark SQLYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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