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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. InfluxDB vs. JSqlDb vs. Memcached

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonJSqlDb  Xexclude from comparisonMemcached  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsJavaScript Query Language Database, stores JavaScript objects and primitivesIn-memory key-value store, originally intended for caching
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSDocument store
Object oriented DBMS
Key-value 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
Trend Chart
Score30.60
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score23.34
Rank#29  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#340  Overall
#46  Document stores
#20  Object oriented DBMS
Score26.34
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Key-value stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewjsqldb.orgwww.memcached.org
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbgithub.com/­memcached/­memcached/­wiki
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Konrad von BackstromDanga Interactive infooriginally developed by Brad Fitzpatrick for LiveJournal
Initial release2011201320182003
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191.8.0, April 20200.8, December 20181.6.0, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoBSD license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangGoC
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, NumberNumeric data and Stringsnono
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 indexesyesnonono
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.SQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsHTTP API
JSON over UDP
Proprietary protocol
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
JavaScript.Net
C
C++
ColdFusion
Erlang
Java
Lisp
Lua
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnofunctions in JavaScriptno
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlynonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlynonenone infoRepcached, a Memcached patch, provides this functionallity
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
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infousing RocksDBno
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 engine
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationsimple rights management via user accountsyes infousing SASL (Simple Authentication and Security Layer) protocol
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseInfluxDBJSqlDbMemcached
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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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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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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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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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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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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