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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Couchbase vs. EsgynDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache Trafodion
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument 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
Trend Chart
Score0.26
Rank#243  Overall
#11  Wide column stores
Score31.99
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#264  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.couchbase.comesgyn.com
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.couchbase.comesgyn.com/­developers
DeveloperAlibabaCouchbase, Inc.Esgyn
Initial release201620112015
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 availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++, Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APINative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
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
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptJava Stored Procedures
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolno
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 serviceMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication between multi datacenters
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsSingle-document ACID transactionsACID
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 bucketsno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEsgynDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Capabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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EsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Ideally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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EsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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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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EsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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