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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage optionsSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocolTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score30.60
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score7.32
Rank#52  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.22
Rank#274  Overall
#126  Relational DBMS
Score5.48
Rank#70  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.ehcache.orggeospock.comorientdb.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comwww.ehcache.org/­documentationdocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmwww.orientdb.com/­docs/­last/­index.html
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Terracotta Inc, owned by Software AGGeoSpockOrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud; SAP
Initial release201120092010
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20193.8.0, July 20192.0, September 20193.1.0, June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaJava, JavascriptJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMhostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)SQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJCacheJDBCTinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnonoJava, Javascript
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyes infoCache Event ListenersnoHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta ServerAutomatic shardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoby using Terracotta ServerMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Tunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resourcenoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approachyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationnoAccess rights for users can be defined per tableAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseEhcacheGeoSpockOrientDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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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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