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NameBigchainDB  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionBigchainDB is scalable blockchain database offering decentralization, immutability and native assetsA distributed document store with integrated cache, a powerful search engine, in-built operational and analytical capabilities, and an embedded mobile database
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
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
Score0.79
Rank#212  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score17.30
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Websitewww.bigchaindb.comwww.couchbase.com
Technical documentationbigchaindb.readthedocs.io/­en/­latestdocs.couchbase.com
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.
Initial release20162011
Current releaseServer: 7.2, June 2023; Mobile: 3.1, March 2022; Couchbase Capella (DBaaS), June 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL v3Open Source infoBusiness Source License (BSL 1.1); Commercial licenses also available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenono
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Implementation languagePythonC, C++, Go and Erlang
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL++, extends ANSI SQL to JSON for operational, transactional, and analytic use cases
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
RESTful HTTP API
CLI Client
HTTP REST
Kafka Connector
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Spark Connector
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesGo
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Kotlin
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScript and UDFs in Java, Python, SQL++
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocol
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica 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 dataACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes,with MongoDB ord RethinkDByes
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 controlyesUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authentication. Role-base access control.

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