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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Dgraph vs. IRONdb vs. TDengine

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonDgraph  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparisonTDengine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesDistributed and scalable native Graph DBMSA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicityTime Series DBMS and big data platform
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.69
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.48
Rank#152  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#363  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score1.31
Rank#157  Overall
#13  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comdgraph.iowww.circonus.com/­solutions/­time-series-databasegithub.com/­taosdata/­TDengine
tdengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdgraph.io/­docsdocs.circonus.com/­irondbdocs.tdengine.com
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Dgraph Labs, Inc.Circonus LLC.TDEngine, previously Taos Data
Initial release2011201620172019
Current releaseServer: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 2021V0.10.20, January 20183.0, August 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialOpen Source infoGPL V3, also commercial editions available
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 ErlangGoC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes infotext, numeric, histogramsyes
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 indexesyesyesnono
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)Standard SQL with extensions for time-series applications
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsGraphQL query language
gRPC (using protocol buffers) API
HTTP API
HTTP APIJDBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoyes, in Luano
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnonoyes, via alarm monitoring
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyesAutomatic, metric affinity per nodeSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication via Raftconfigurable replication factor, datacenter awareyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno
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 bucketsno
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationno infoPlanned for future releasesnoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseDgraphIRONdbTDengine
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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TDengine™ is an open-source, cloud-native time-series database (TSDB) optimized for...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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High performance: TDengine is the only time-series database that solves the high-cardinality...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Internet of Things (IoT) Industrial Internet (IIoT) Connected Cars DevOps Energy...
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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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TDengine has garnered over 19,000 stars on GitHub and is used in over 50 countries...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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TDengine Community Edition is free, open-source software that includes all core features....
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