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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Axibase vs. Couchbase

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interface
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
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
Score1.49
Rank#134  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#254  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score28.71
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Websitealtibase.comaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasewww.couchbase.com
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.couchbase.com
DeveloperAltibaseAxibase CorporationCouchbase, Inc.
Initial release199920132011
Current release7.1, July 201715585Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercial 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 servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC, C++, Go and Erlang
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
LinuxLinux
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like query languageDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
JDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsyesFunctions and timers in JavaScript
Triggersyesyesyes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
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.yesyes infoEphemeral buckets
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication
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AltibaseAxibaseCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Couchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Customer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Named a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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The Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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