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System Properties Comparison Apache Kylin vs. Couchbase vs. Faircom DB vs. TerarkDB

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NameApache Kylin  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed analytics engine for big data, providing a SQL interface and multi-dimensional analysis (OLAP) and leveraging the Hadoop stackJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A 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 modelRelational DBMSDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Key-value store
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
Trend Chart
Score1.20
Rank#160  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score29.07
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.43
Rank#247  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#323  Overall
#51  Key-value stores
Websitekylin.apache.orgwww.couchbase.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationkylin.apache.org/­docsdocs.couchbase.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorygithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperApache Software Foundation, originally contributed from eBay IncCouchbase, Inc.FairCom CorporationTerark
Initial release2015201119792016
Current release3.1.0, July 2020Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019V12, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and ErlangANSI C, C++C++
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresno
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL for queries (using Apache Calcite)Declarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++no
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually Consistentno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesno
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Apache KylinCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACETerarkDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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