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DBMS > Couchbase vs. HBase vs. Sadas Engine

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. HBase vs. Sadas Engine

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonHBase  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceWide-column store based on Apache Hadoop and on concepts of BigTableSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environments
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeRelational 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
Score45.54
Rank#25  Overall
#2  Wide column stores
Score0.01
Rank#351  Overall
#146  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comhbase.apache.orgwww.sadasengine.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comhbase.apache.orgwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Apache Software Foundation infoApache top-level project, originally developed by PowersetSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release201120082006
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20192.3.4, January 20218.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache version 2commercial infofree trial version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Couchbase Cloud: Deploy, manage, and operate Couchbase in a few clicksCloudera Operational Database: Cloud-native autonomous Apache HBase for unparalleled scale, performance and reliability. Automate and simplify database management with capabilities like auto-scale, auto-heal, and auto-tune.
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Unix
Windows infousing Cygwin
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free, schema definition possibleyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberoptions to bring your own types, AVROyes
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
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes infoCoprocessors in Javano
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle row ACID (across millions of columns)
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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 bucketsyesyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess Control Lists (ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABACAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standard
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseHBaseSadas Engine
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Apache HBase is the leading NoSQL, distributed database management system, well suited...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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No single point of failure ensures very high availability with multiple customers...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Internet of Things (IOT), fraud detection applications, recommendation engines, product...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Apple, Salesforce, Cerner, Allegis Group, Bloomberg, Airtel, Thomson Reuters, Dish,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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#1 largest NoSQL database by revenue
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Apache license P ricing for commercial distribution provided by Cloudera and available...
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