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DBMS > Couchbase vs. Faircom DB vs. jBASE vs. Splunk

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Faircom DB vs. jBASE vs. Splunk

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesNative high-speed multi-model DBMS for relational and key-value store data simultaneously accessible through SQL and NoSQL APIs.A robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAnalytics Platform for Big Data
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Multivalue DBMSSearch engine
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
Score28.69
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score0.22
Rank#288  Overall
#42  Key-value stores
#135  Relational DBMS
Score1.70
Rank#137  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score94.05
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.faircom.com/­products/­faircom-dbwww.jbase.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.FairCom CorporationZumasysSplunk Inc.
Initial release2011197919912003
Current releaseServer: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 2021V12, November 20205.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Couchbase Capella: a fully managed database-as-a-service that eliminates database management efforts and reduces cost
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangANSI C, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema free, schema optional, schema required, partial schema,schema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes, ANSI SQL Types, JSON, typed binary structuresoptionalyes
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.noyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes, ANSI SQL with proprietary extensionsEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commands
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
RESTful MQTT/JSON API
RPC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP REST
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js and browser)
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++yesyes
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yes, configurable to be parallel or serial, synchronous or asynchronous, uni-directional or bi-directional, ACID-consistent or eventually consistent (with custom conflict resolution).yesMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Tunable consistency per server, database, table, and transaction
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDtunable from ACID to Eventually ConsistentACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searching
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesYes, tunable from durable to delayed durability to in-memoryyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationFine grained access rights according to SQL-standard with additional protections for filesAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights for users and roles
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseFaircom DB infoformerly c-treeACEjBASESplunk
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Achieve Hundreds of Thousands of Transactions Per Second on A Single Database Server...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Top Features SQL Key-value store and navigational NoSQL API Indexed binary objects...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Real-time transaction processing solutions leverage FairCom DB because its NoSQL...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Microsoft, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, Commvault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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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 DB are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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