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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Interbase vs. Percona Server for MySQL vs. RavenDB

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandEnhanced drop-in replacement for MySQL based on XtraDB or TokuDB storage engines with improved performance and additional diagnostic and management features.Open Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document Database
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineRelational DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocolGraph DBMS infoexperimental
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score30.41
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score2.62
Rank#95  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score6.46
Rank#53  Overall
#30  Relational DBMS
Score2.19
Rank#105  Overall
#50  Relational DBMS
Score3.46
Rank#81  Overall
#14  Document stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.percona.com/­software/­mysql-database/­percona-serverravendb.net
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comsupport.google.com/­gsadocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.percona.com/­downloads/­Percona-Server-LATESTravendb.net/­docs
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.GoogleEmbarcaderoPerconaHibernating Rhinos
Initial release20112002198420082010
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 2019InterBase 2017, March 20178.0.18-9, December 20194.2, May 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL version 2Open Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangCC and C++C#
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesno
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyesyesSQL-like query language (RQL)
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsAdministrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyesyes
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationInterbase Change ViewsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
XtraDB Cluster
Multi-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononoyes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linq
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID, Cluster-wide transaction available
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationUser authentication via various security protocolsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundle
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseGoogle Search ApplianceInterbasePercona Server for MySQLRavenDB
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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