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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  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)FaunaDB provides a web-native interface, with support for GraphQL and custom business logic that integrates seamlessly with the rest of the serverless ecosystem. The underlying globally distributed storage and compute platform is fast, consistent, and reliable, with a modern security infrastructure.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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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Score31.63
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.26
Rank#264  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score1.91
Rank#127  Overall
#21  Document stores
#9  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comejdb.orgfauna.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.com
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.SoftmotionsFauna, Inc.
Initial release201120122014
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGPLv2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangCScala
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
server-lesshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.nono
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP API
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#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnouser defined functions
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/Write Lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 AuthenticationnoIdentity management, authentication, and access control
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEJDBFaunaDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Flexible query model that combines GraphQL with custom business logic Effortlessly...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Native GraphQL support with automatic mutations for easy on-ramp Native GraphQL,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Javascript apps Serverless backends for microservices Cloud-native apps B2B and B2C...
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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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Usage-based pricing including a free tier
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