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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. InfluxDB vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Stardog

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonStardog  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityEnterprise Knowledge Graph and graph DBMS with high availability and high performance reasoning
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Graph DBMS
RDF store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score32.21
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score19.62
Rank#33  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.92
Rank#155  Overall
#20  Document stores
#25  Key-value stores
#6  Object oriented DBMS
#77  Relational DBMS
Score0.76
Rank#168  Overall
#13  Graph DBMS
#7  RDF stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.influxdata.com/­time-series-platform/­influxdbwww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.stardog.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clswww.stardog.com/­docs
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.InterSystemsStardog-Union
Initial release2011201320182010
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191.7.8, August 20192018.1.1, February 20186.2.3, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercialcommercial info60-day fully-featured trial license; 1-year fully-featured non-commercial use license for academics/students
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangGoJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
AIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data modelschema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema support
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, NumberNumeric data and Stringsyesyes
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.noyesno infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infosupports real-time indexing in full-text and geospatial
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like query languageyesSPARQL is used as query language
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
GraphQL query language
HTTP API
Jena RDF API
OWL
RDF4J API
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SNARL
SPARQL
Spring Data
Stardog Studio
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
Clojure
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoyesuser defined functions and aggregates, HTTP Server extensions in Java
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyesyes infovia event handlers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication in HA-Cluster
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 in HA-Cluster
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes inforelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle-document ACID transactionsnoACIDACID
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 bucketsyes infoDepending on used storage engineyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationsimple rights management via user accountsyesAccess rights for users and roles
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseInfluxDBInterSystems IRISStardog
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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InfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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InterSystems IRIS is a complete cloud-first data platform which includes a multi-model...
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Stardog is a knowledge graph platform backed by a performant, scalable graph database....
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Time to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Stardog is uniquely designed to aid in data integration for your complex data. Benefits...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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IoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Stardog is frequently used for: Anti-money laundering & fraud monitoring Customer...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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InfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Bosch, Dow Jones, Elsevier, Ericsson, Morgan Stanley, NASA, NIH, Nokia, Salesforce,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Fastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Stardog's technology is based on ground-breaking research by our founders cited 10,000+...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Open source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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A fully-featured 60-day Trial license is available for those testing Stardog; contact...
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