DB-EnginesExtremeDB: database for embedded systemsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Couchbase vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. Couchbase vs. Faircom EDGE vs. FatDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
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 interfaceFairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.
Primary database modelWide column storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value 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
Trend Chart
Score0.36
Rank#262  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score28.46
Rank#29  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.23
Rank#283  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.couchbase.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-database
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmdocs.couchbase.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directory
DeveloperAlibabaCouchbase, Inc.FairCom CorporationFatCloud
Initial release2016201119792012
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019V3, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Couchbase Cloud: Deploy, manage, and operate Couchbase in a few clicks
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangANSI C, C++C#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes infoANSI SQL queriesno infoVia inetgration in SQL Server
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APINative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C#
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yes infovia applications
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolyesyes infovia applications
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningSharding
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
yes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infowhen using SQLno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.no infoCan implement custom security layer via applications
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
» more
FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
» more
Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
» more
Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
» more
Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
» more
FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
» more
Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
» more
UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
» more
Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
» more
From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
» more
Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud Table StoreCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEFatDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Conferences and events

Couchbase ConnectONLINE 2021
Virtual Conference, 20-21 October 2021

Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud Launches Serverless, Interactive Query Service
15 November 2018, SDxCentral

Alibaba Cloud: Rising Star in the Cloud Market
21 May 2018, Datamation

Top data analytics tools comparison: Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
5 December 2019, Wire19

An essential guide to the 2019 serverless ecosystem
23 July 2019, TechBeacon

provided by Google News

Couchbase Fuses Strengths of Modern and Legacy Databases to Accelerate Enterprise Applications for Customers
29 July 2021, PRNewswire

Couchbase Combines Modern and Legacy Database Strengths in Couchbase Server 7
29 July 2021, Database Trends and Applications

Couchbase Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering
26 July 2021, PRNewswire

Q3 IPO cycle starts strong with Couchbase pricing and Kaltura relisting
12 July 2021, TechCrunch

Database software company Couchbase shares jump 23% In Nasdaq debut
22 July 2021, KFGO News

provided by Google News

FairCom kicks off new era of database technology
10 November 2020, PR Newswire UK

FairCom to feature c-treeEDGE IoT Database at Gartner Catalyst Conference
18 September 2018, Markets Insider

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Sr. Customer Success Manager
Couchbase, Atlanta, GA

Director, Sales Operations - Quote to Cash
Couchbase, Santa Clara, CA

Legal Counsel
Couchbase, Santa Clara, CA

Enterprise Account Executive
Couchbase, Detroit, MI

Sr. Manager, Corporate Sales
Couchbase, Austin, TX

Account Executive
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Head of Sales
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Software Engineer
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Senior Developer and QA Engineer
FairCom, Salt Lake City, UT

Senior Software Engineer
FairCom, Columbia, MO

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here