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System Properties Comparison OpenSearch vs. PouchDB vs. SWC-DB

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NameOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelSearch engineDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsVector DBMSTime Series DBMS
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Score16.36
Rank#37  Overall
#4  Search engines
Score2.28
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#376  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
pouchdb.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationopensearch.org/­docs/­latestpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperAmazon Web ServicesApache Software FoundationAlex Kashirin
Initial release202120122020
Current release2.5.0, January 20237.1.1, June 20190.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Linux
Data schemeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
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 infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
JavaScriptC++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoby using the 'percolation' featureyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono
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.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlno
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OpenSearchPouchDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database
Specific characteristicsOpenSearch is a highly scalable and extensible open-source software suite for search,...
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Competitive advantagesDistributed as fully open source under Apache License, Version 2.0 (ALv2), OpenSearch...
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Typical application scenariosThe OpenSearch platform is used across a broad range of search , analytics, and observability...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe OpenSearch Project offers open source software licensed under Apache License...
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