DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache Druid vs. Couchbase vs. Ingres

System Properties Comparison Apache Druid vs. Couchbase vs. Ingres

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Druid  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonIngres  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOpen-source analytics data store designed for sub-second OLAP queries on high dimensionality and high cardinality dataA distributed document store with integrated cache, a powerful search engine, in-built operational and analytical capabilities, and an embedded mobile databaseWell established RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.34
Rank#88  Overall
#48  Relational DBMS
#7  Time Series DBMS
Score17.30
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score4.11
Rank#81  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Websitedruid.apache.orgwww.couchbase.comwww.actian.com/­databases/­ingres
Technical documentationdruid.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­designdocs.couchbase.comdocs.actian.com/­ingres
DeveloperApache Software Foundation and contributorsCouchbase, Inc.Actian Corporation
Initial release201220111974 infooriginally developed at University Berkely in early 1970s
Current release29.0.1, April 2024Server: 7.2, June 2023; Mobile: 3.1, March 2022; Couchbase Capella (DBaaS), June 202311.2, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache license v2Open Source infoBusiness Source License (BSL 1.1); Commercial licenses also availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and ErlangC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Unix
Linux
OS X
Windows
AIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyes infoschema-less columns are supportedschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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 infobut tools for importing/exporting data from/to XML-files available
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL for queryingSQL++, extends ANSI SQL to JSON for operational, transactional, and analytic use casesyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
CLI Client
HTTP REST
Kafka Connector
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Spark Connector
Spring Data
.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
proprietary protocol (OpenAPI)
Supported programming languagesClojure
JavaScript
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Kotlin
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScript and UDFs in Java, Python, SQL++yes
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infomanual/auto, time-basedAutomatic Shardinghorizontal partitioning infoIngres Star to access multiple databases simultaneously
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, via HDFS, S3 or other storage enginesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Ingres Replicator
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 datanoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMVCC
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 controlRBAC using LDAP or Druid internals for users and groups for read/write by datasource and systemUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication. Role-base access control.fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

More information provided by the system vendor

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
Apache DruidCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseIngres
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

Recent citations in the news

Apache Druid Wins Best Big Data Product in the 2023 BigDATAwire Readers' Choice Awards
26 January 2024, Datanami

'Lucifer' Botnet Turns Up the Heat on Apache Hadoop Servers
21 February 2024, Dark Reading

New DDoS malware Attacking Apache big-data stack, Hadoop, & Druid Servers
26 February 2024, GBHackers

Imply Announces Automatic Schema Discovery for Apache Druid, Reinforcing Druid's Leadership for Real-Time ...
6 June 2023, businesswire.com

Apache Druid Takes Its Place In The Pantheon Of Databases
16 June 2022, The Next Platform

provided by Google News

11 Analysts Have This To Say About Couchbase
22 May 2024, Markets Insider

Couchbase (NASDAQ:BASE) Receives New Coverage from Analysts at UBS Group
23 May 2024, Defense World

Database software company Couchbase valued at nearly $1.2 billion in Nasdaq debut
25 May 2024, Yahoo Movies UK

Couchbase Announces New Features to Accelerate AI-Powered Adaptive Applications for Customers
29 February 2024, PR Newswire

Couchbase executive Margaret Chow sells over $137k in stock
21 May 2024, Investing.com

provided by Google News

Ingres CEO Burkhardt will bring open source perspective to Cloud Panel
10 May 2024, Database Journal

Postgres pioneer Michael Stonebraker promises to upend the database once more
26 December 2023, The Register

New startup from Postgres creator puts the database at heart of software stack
12 March 2024, TechCrunch

Actian Launches Ingres as a Fully-Managed Cloud Service
24 September 2021, Integration Developers

PostgreSQL now top developer choice ahead of MySQL, according to massive new survey • DEVCLASS
13 June 2023, DevClass

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

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

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

RaimaDB logo

RaimaDB, embedded database for mission-critical applications. When performance, footprint and reliability matters.
Try RaimaDB for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

AllegroGraph logo

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

Present your product here