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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. JaguarDB vs. KairosDB

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfacePerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
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
Score31.49
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#338  Overall
#60  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#201  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.datajaguar.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpkairosdb.github.io
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release201120152013
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20192.9.4 September 20181.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJava
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.A subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersno
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJDBC
ODBC
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
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
Eventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle-document ACID transactionsnono
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 bucketsnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationrights management via user accountssimple password-based access control
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseJaguarDBKairosDB
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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SQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Extremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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IoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Quantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Advertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Free-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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