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System Properties Comparison ArcadeDB vs. Couchbase vs. GraphDB

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NameArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesEnterprise-ready RDF and graph database with efficient reasoning, cluster and external index synchronization support. It supports also SQL JDBC access to Knowledge Graph and GraphQL over SPARQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Document storeGraph DBMS
RDF 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
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Score0.41
Rank#294  Overall
#43  Document stores
#24  Graph DBMS
#42  Key-value stores
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score24.86
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score2.44
Rank#127  Overall
#8  Graph DBMS
#5  RDF stores
Websitearcadedb.comwww.couchbase.comwww.ontotext.com
Technical documentationdocs.arcadedb.comdocs.couchbase.comgraphdb.ontotext.com/­documentation
Social network pagesLinkedInTwitterGitHubYouTubeMedium
DeveloperArcade DataCouchbase, Inc.Ontotext
Initial release202120112000
Current releaseSeptember 2021Server: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 20219.8, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infoSome plugins of GraphDB Workbench are open sourced
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Couchbase Capella: a fully managed database-as-a-service that eliminates database management efforts and reduces cost
Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and ErlangJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VM
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support; RDF shapes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes
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 indexesyesyesyes, supports real-time synchronization and indexing in SOLR/Elastic search/Lucene and GeoSPARQL geometry data indexes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.stored SPARQL accessed as SQL using Apache Calcite through JDBC/ODBC
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsGeoSPARQL
GraphQL
GraphQL Federation
Java API
JDBC
RDF4J API
RDFS
RIO
Sail API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptwell-defined plugin interfaces; JavaScript server-side extensibility
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
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, Eventual consistency (configurable in cluster mode per master or individual client request)
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsnoyes infoConstraint checking
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yes infoEphemeral buckets
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationDefault Basic authentication through RDF4J client, or via Java when run with cURL, default token-based in the Workbench or via Rest API, optional access through OpenID or Kerberos single sign-on.
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ArcadeDBCouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseGraphDB infoformer name: OWLIM
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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GraphDB Enterprise is a high-performance semantic repository created by Ontotext....
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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GraphDB allows you to link text and data in big knowledge graphs. It’s easy to experiment...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Metadata enrichment and management, linked open data publishing, semantic inferencing...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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BBC, Press Association, Financial Times, DK, Euromoney, The British Museum, Getty...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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GraphDB is the most utilized semantic triplestore for mission-critical enterprise...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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GraphDB-Free is free to use. SE and Enterprise are licensed per CPU-Core used. Perpetual...
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