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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. PouchDB vs. Teradata Aster

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NameMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score5.01
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score2.97
Rank#88  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablespouchdb.com
Technical documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software FoundationTeradata
Initial release201220122005
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesnoyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
JavaScriptC
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions in JavaScriptR packages
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
yes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataoptimistic lockingnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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