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DBMS > Ignite vs. PouchDB vs. SwayDB vs. XTDB

System Properties Comparison Ignite vs. PouchDB vs. SwayDB vs. XTDB

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NameIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonXTDB infoformerly named Crux  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.JavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageA general purpose database with bitemporal SQL and Datalog and graph queries
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeKey-value storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score6.03
Rank#66  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#36  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#49  Document stores
Websiteignite.apache.orgpouchdb.comswaydb.iogithub.com/­xtdb/­xtdb
xtdb.com
Technical documentationapacheignite.readme.io/­docspouchdb.com/­guidesxtdb.com/­docs
DeveloperApache Software FoundationApache Software FoundationSimer PlahaJuxt Ltd.
Initial release2015201220182019
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.67.1.1, June 20191.19, September 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC++, Java, .NetJavaScriptScalaClojure
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)All OS with a Java 8 (and higher) VM
Linux
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes, extensible-data-notation format
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infovia viewsnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLnonolimited SQL, making use of Apache Calcite
APIs and other access methodsHDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
HTTP REST
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScriptJava
Kotlin
Scala
Clojure
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)View functions in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyes (cache interceptors and events)yesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes (replicated cache)Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
noneyes, each node contains all data
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoAtomic execution of operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyesyes, flexibel persistency by using storage technologies like Apache Kafka, RocksDB or LMDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsnono

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