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System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Couchbase vs. PouchDB

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument 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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Score0.12
Rank#277  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score32.21
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score2.75
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websiteblueflood.iowww.couchbase.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.couchbase.compouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperRackspaceCouchbase, Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201320112012
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageJavaC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberno
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 indexesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.no
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoFunctions and timers in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes infovia the TAP protocolyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoSingle-document ACID transactionsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
BluefloodCouchbase infoOriginally called MembasePouchDB
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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