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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Couchbase vs. Graphite

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called Whisper
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
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
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Score0.36
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score27.91
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score5.50
Rank#74  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.couchbase.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-web
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comgraphite.readthedocs.io
DeveloperApache Software FoundationCouchbase, Inc.Chris Davis
Initial release201820112006
Current releaseServer: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and ErlangPython
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, NumberNumeric data only
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.no
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsHTTP API
Sockets
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesFunctions and timers in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infolocking
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 controlyesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationno
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Apache IoTDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseGraphite
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Couchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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Customer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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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 modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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The Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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