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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Couchbase vs. FatDB vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Spatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.69
Rank#133  Overall
#22  Document stores
Score28.86
Rank#29  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.couchbase.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.couchbase.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.FatCloudMicrosoft
Initial release20192011201220132014
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20192.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononoyes
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC#Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
WindowsLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, NumberyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infoJSON types
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 indexesyesyesyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.no infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C#.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes infovia applicationsnoJavaScript
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolyes infovia applicationsnoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesyesnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsACIDnonoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationssimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Amazon DocumentDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseFatDBInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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