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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Fauna vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. STSdb

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonFauna  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceFauna (previously named 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.Enhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Key-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMSKey-value store
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
Score30.23
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score1.49
Rank#136  Overall
#22  Document stores
#11  Graph DBMS
#67  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.42
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score0.18
Rank#290  Overall
#43  Key-value stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comfauna.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-servergithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.fauna.comwww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATEST
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Fauna, Inc.PerconaSTS Soft SC
Initial release2011201420082011
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20198.0.21-12, 20204.0.8, September 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangScalaC and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinuxWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numbernoyesyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyesno
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsRESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptuser defined functionsyesno
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
XtraDB Cluster
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDno
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 bucketsnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationIdentity management, authentication, and access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseFaunaPercona Server for MySQLSTSdb
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Serverless database delivered as an API Web-native security model with attribute...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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100% serverless , no connection pooling bottlenecks, or cold starts unlike legacy...
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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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