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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Hazelcast vs. MySQL vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonMySQL  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceA widely adopted in-memory data gridWidely used open source RDBMSMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS infoKey/Value like access via memcached APIMultivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Document store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12Document store
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score29.07
Rank#28  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score9.37
Rank#48  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Score1227.86
Rank#2  Overall
#2  Relational DBMS
Score3.88
Rank#84  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comhazelcast.comwww.mysql.comwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docsdev.mysql.com/­docwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.HazelcastOracle infosince 2010, originally MySQL AB, then SunRocket Software
Initial release2011200819951985
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20194.2, March 20218.0.25, May 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availableOpen Source infoGPL version 2. Commercial licenses with extended functionallity are availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaC and C++C
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
All OS with a Java VMFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesoptional
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.yes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
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
.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyes infoproprietary syntaxyes
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyes infoEventsyesyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning, sharding with MySQL Cluster or MySQL Fabricnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yes infoReplicated MapMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitedACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineACID infoconfigurable
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infotable locks or row locks depending on storage engineyes
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 bucketsyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationRole-based access controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept infono user groups or rolesAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseHazelcastMySQLUniData,UniVerse
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Hazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Hazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Hazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Hazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
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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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Hazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
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