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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Axibase vs. Couchbase

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. Axibase vs. Couchbase

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilities
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesTime Series DBMSDocument store
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
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Score0.46
Rank#277  Overall
#128  Relational DBMS
Score0.36
Rank#294  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score25.30
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputeaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.couchbase.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.couchbase.com
DeveloperAlibabaAxibase CorporationCouchbase, Inc.
Initial release201620132011
Current release15585Server: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and Erlang
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes infoString, Boolean, Number
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Supported programming languagesJavaGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavayesFunctions and timers in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 controlAccess rights for users and rolesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication
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Alibaba Cloud MaxComputeAxibaseCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase
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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