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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Cubrid vs. HEAVY.AI vs. Riak KV

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonCubrid  Xexclude from comparisonHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesCUBRID is an open-source SQL-based relational database management system with object extensions for OLTPA high performance, column-oriented RDBMS, specifically developed to harness the massive parallelism of modern CPU and GPU hardwareDistributed, fault tolerant key-value store
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexes
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.96
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.36
Rank#167  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score2.00
Rank#136  Overall
#67  Relational DBMS
Score6.27
Rank#69  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comcubrid.com (korean)
cubrid.org (english)
github.com/­heavyai/­heavydb
www.heavy.ai
riak.com/­products/­riak-kv
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comcubrid.org/­manualsdocs.heavy.ai
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.CUBRID Corporation, CUBRID FoundationHEAVY.AI, Inc.Basho Technologies
Initial release2011200820162009
Current releaseServer: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 202111.0, January 20215.10, January 20222.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache Version 2; enterprise edition availableOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise edition
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Couchbase Capella: a fully managed database-as-a-service that eliminates database management efforts and reduces cost
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC, C++, JavaC++ and CUDAErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesno
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 indexesyesyesnorestricted
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yesyesno
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
JDBC
ODBC
Thrift
Vega
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/Thrift
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptJava Stored ProceduresnoJavaScript and Erlang
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesnoyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding infoRound robinSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replicationselectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono infolinks between data sets can be stored
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseCubridHEAVY.AI infoFormerly named 'OmniSci', rebranded to 'HEAVY.AI' in March 2022Riak KV
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Optimizes memory and compute layers to deliver unprecedented performance. Natively...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Only HEAVY.AI allows users to visually and interactively discover high-value patterns,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Advanced analytics, geospatial and time-series analytics, accelerated data science,...
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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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HEAVY.AI Free (Free Forever), Foundations ($2k/month), and Enterprise Licensure (Inquire...
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