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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. Couchbase vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#243  Overall
#115  Relational DBMS
Score32.21
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score131.18
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.couchbase.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdocs.couchbase.commsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupCouchbase, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201620111992
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsDAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle-document ACID transactionsACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoEphemeral buckets
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Alibaba Cloud HybridDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 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 modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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