DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Couchbase vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. Valentina Server

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. EXASOL vs. RDF4J vs. Valentina Server

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonValentina Server  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.RDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.Object-relational database and reports server
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRDF storeRelational 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
Trend Chart
Score30.41
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score2.75
Rank#88  Overall
#44  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.17
Rank#265  Overall
#124  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­productsrdf4j.orgwww.valentina-db.net
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comwww.exasol.com/­en/­community/­resourcesdocs.rdf4j.orgvalentina-db.com/­docs/­dokuwiki/­v5/­doku.php
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.ExasolSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.Paradigma Software
Initial release2011200020041999
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20195.7.5
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Couchbase Cloud: Deploy, manage, and operate Couchbase in a few clicks.
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoRDF Schemasyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yesnoyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Java
Lua
Python
R
Java
PHP
Python
.Net
C
C#
C++
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Visual Basic
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptuser defined functionsyesyes
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
none
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 integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEXASOLRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameValentina Server
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
» more
Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
» more
Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
» more
Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
» more
Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEXASOLRDF4J infoformerly known as SesameValentina Server
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Operational Database Management Systems (OPDBMS) Software Market Analysis, Key Development, Industry Overview and Forecasts Till 2023
8 April 2020, Curious Desk

Couchbase Introduces Couchbase Cloud, the Enterprise-Class NoSQL DBaaS for the Multicloud Era
4 February 2020, Yahoo Finance

Couchbase Introduces Fully Managed Database Service -- ADTmag
6 February 2020, ADT Magazine

NoSQL Databases Software Market New Opportunities by: MongoDB, Amazon, ArangoDB, Azure Cosmos DB, Couchbase
1 April 2020, Bandera County Courier

Couchbase Creates On-Ramp from SQL to NoSQL with Latest Release
18 September 2019, Yahoo Finance

provided by Google News

IT modernisation series - Exasol: The drive to data-driven democracy - CW Developer Network
6 April 2020, ComputerWeekly.com

65% of Data Teams Have Experienced Employee Resistance to Adopting Data-Driven Methods
31 March 2020, StreetInsider.com

Many employees still resist data-driven culture
31 March 2020, TechTarget

Current and Future Growth of In-memory OLAP Database Market by Forecast to 2024: Leading Players – Altibase, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP SE
13 March 2020, Bandera County Courier

Exasol Teams up With Looker to Deliver Best In-Class Analytics Experience to Customers
6 November 2019, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Big data database Apache Rya becomes a Top Level Project
10 October 2019, JAXenter

GraphDB Goes Open Source
27 January 2020, iProgrammer

Amazon Neptune review: A scalable graph database for OLTP
13 May 2019, InfoWorld

Ontotext's GraphDB 8.10 Makes Knowledge Graph Experience Faster and Richer
13 June 2019, Yahoo Finance

Apache Rya matures open source triple store database
17 October 2019, TechTarget

provided by Google News

A Look at Valentina
18 April 2014, SitePoint

MySQL GUI Tools for Windows & Ubuntu/Linux: Top 10 Free & opensource
6 December 2018, H2S Media

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Couchbase Developer and Administrator
DB Best Technologies, United States

Solution Architect — Couchbase Database
DB Best Technologies, United States

Technical Specialist VMS101245
ASAP Solutions, Louisville, KY

DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR (SQL)
Foot Locker, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

Database Architect
Automox Technologies, Boulder, CO

Database Administrator
Trilliant, Cary, NC

Intern: Analytics & Data Science
Equinix, Sunnyvale, CA

Junior Data Analyst - Marketing and Sales
McKinsey & Company, San Jose, CA

Data Engineer
National Research Center for College & University Admissions, Austin, TX

AWS DevOps Engineer
National Research Center for College & University Admissions, Austin, TX

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Present your product here