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DBMS > Couchbase vs. Graphite vs. jBASE

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Graphite vs. jBASE

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middleware
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMS
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
Score28.45
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score5.70
Rank#67  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comgithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webwww.jbase.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.zumasys.com/­jbase
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Chris DavisZumasys
Initial release201120061991
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20195.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangPython
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, NumberNumeric data onlyoptional
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noEmbedded SQL for jBASE in BASIC
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsHTTP API
Sockets
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
none
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseGraphitejBASE
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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