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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.JSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interface
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument 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
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Score1.24
Rank#136  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score32.04
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Websitebasex.orgwww.couchbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.couchbase.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHCouchbase, Inc.
Initial release20072011
Current release9.3.1, December 2019Server: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licenseOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesyes infoString, Boolean, Number
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesFunctions and timers in JavaScript
Triggersyes infovia eventsyes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerSingle-document ACID transactions
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication
More information provided by the system vendor
BaseXCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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