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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Couchbase vs. EsgynDB vs. NuoDB vs. Riak KV

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.JSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.63
Rank#216  Overall
#105  Relational DBMS
Score28.86
Rank#29  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#281  Overall
#130  Relational DBMS
Score1.00
Rank#176  Overall
#86  Relational DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.couchbase.comwww.esgyn.cnnuodb.comriak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.couchbase.comdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperAlibabaCouchbase, Inc.EsgynNuoDB, Inc.Basho Technologies
Initial release2011201520132009
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20192.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialcommercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++, JavaC++Erlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linuxhosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesyesyesrestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yesyesno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesFunctions and timers in JavaScriptJava Stored ProceduresJava, SQLJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication between multi datacentersyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyesno infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID infotunable commit protocolno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infoMVCCyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Usersno
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Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEsgynDBNuoDBRiak KV
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
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Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
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Couchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
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Customer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
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The Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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