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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. EJDB vs. Faircom EDGE vs. Oracle NoSQL vs. TimesTen

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonOracle NoSQL  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)FairCom EDGE is an Industry 4.0 solution built to integrate, collect, aggregate and synchronize mission-critical data in edge computing environmentsA multi-model, scalable, distributed NoSQL database, designed to provide highly reliable, flexible, and available data management across a configurable set of storage nodesIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Key-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.07
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.24
Rank#279  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#287  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#132  Relational DBMS
Score4.31
Rank#81  Overall
#13  Document stores
#13  Key-value stores
#44  Relational DBMS
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#60  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comejdb.orgwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircomedge-iot-databasewww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­nosql.htmlwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mdlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.oracle.com/­en/­database/­other-databases/­nosql-database/­index.htmldocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.SoftmotionsFairCom CorporationOracleOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release20112012197920111998
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019V3, October 202021.1, April 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoProprietary for Enterprise Edition (Oracle Database EE license has Oracle NoSQL database EE covered: details)commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangCANSI C, C++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lessAndroid
Linux infoARM, x86
Raspbian
Windows
Linux
Solaris SPARC/x86
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)Support Fixed schema and Schema-less deployment with the ability to interoperate between them.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesoptionalyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyes infoANSI SQL queriesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsin-process shared libraryADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
VB.Net
C
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++noPL/SQL
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsElectable source-replica replication per shard. Support distributed global deployment with Multi-region table featureMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonowith Hadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infodepending on configuration
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes infowhen using SQLnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDconfigurable infoACID within a storage node (=shard)ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyesyes infooff heap cacheyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationnoFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEJDBFaircom EDGE infoformerly c-treeEDGEOracle NoSQLTimesTen
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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FairCom EDGE provides the power of a full-featured database that is designed specifically...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Top Features JSON Multimodel SQL and NoSQL APIs Automatic database tuning Custom...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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FairCom EDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell Automation,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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From banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Just as the technical aspects of FairCom EDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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