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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Couchbase vs. InfluxDB vs. TerarkDB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value 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
Score0.69
Rank#182  Overall
#26  Document stores
Score31.99
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score19.93
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.06
Rank#315  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.couchbase.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.couchbase.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Terark
Initial release2019201120132016
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191.7.8, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangGoC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, NumberNumeric data and Stringsno
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
C++ API
Java 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
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnono
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsSingle-document ACID transactionsnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationsimple rights management via user accountsno
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Amazon DocumentDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseInfluxDBTerarkDB
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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