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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. EXASOL vs. InfluxDB vs. SiriDB

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.DBMS for storing time series, events and metricsOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime 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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Score30.60
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score3.65
Rank#85  Overall
#43  Relational DBMS
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#318  Overall
#29  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.exasol.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewsiridb.net
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­resourcesdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.siridb.net
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.ExasolTransceptor Technology
Initial release2011200020132017
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191.8.0, April 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, NumberyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yesSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Java
Lua
Python
R
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptuser defined functionsnono
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoHadoop integrationnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
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 bucketsyesyes infoDepending on used storage engineyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accountssimple rights management via user accounts
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEXASOLInfluxDBSiriDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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