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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  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 warehousingJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interface
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
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Score0.36
Rank#226  Overall
#107  Relational DBMS
Score33.71
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.couchbase.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.couchbase.com
DeveloperAlibabaCouchbase, Inc.
Initial release20162011
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and Erlang
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes 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.no
Secondary indexesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-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
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin JavaFunctions and timers in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
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
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle-document ACID transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 MaxComputeCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase
Specific characteristicsCouchbase Server is an open source NoSQL database engineered to support the agile...
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Competitive advantagesPowerful Querying: An expressive query language that extends SQL and supports joins...
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Typical application scenariosReal-time Big Data , Profile Management , Mobile Applications , Content Management...
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Key customersCouchbase customers include industry leaders like AOL, AT&T, Bally’s, BSkyB, Cisco...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAll software is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0
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