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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. DolphinDB vs. LeanXcale vs. LokiJS

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonLeanXcale  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.A highly scalable full ACID SQL database with fast NoSQL data ingestion and GIS capabilitiesIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
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
Score28.78
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.60
Rank#139  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#299  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
#138  Relational DBMS
Score0.54
Rank#232  Overall
#36  Document stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.dolphindb.comwww.leanxcale.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comwww.dolphindb.com/­helptechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.DolphinDB, IncLeanXcale
Initial release2011201820152014
Current releaseServer: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 2021v2.00.4, January 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++JavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesno
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 indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like query languageyes infothrough Apache Derbyno
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
JDBC
Kafka Connector
ODBC
proprietary key/value interface
Spark Connector
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C
Java
Scala
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAdministrators, Users, Groupsno
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseDolphinDBLeanXcaleLokiJS
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Full ACID and full SQL operational database with analytical queries over operational...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Linear scalability upto 100s of nodes (tested with 100 nodes and TPC-C).
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Hybrid Transactional-Analytical Processing (HTAP) requiring an operational database...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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banking/finance/fintech, telco, insurance, traveltech, M2M/IoT, retail
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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15 beta testers
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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annual fee covering license and support based on number of physical cores
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