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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. JaguarDB vs. Netezza vs. Snowflake

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonSnowflake  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfacePerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsCloud-based data warehousing service for structured and semi-structured data
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSRelational 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
Score30.41
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#339  Overall
#59  Key-value stores
Score17.82
Rank#33  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score2.39
Rank#100  Overall
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.datajaguar.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzawww.snowflake.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.snowflake.net/­manuals/­index.html
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.IBMSnowflake Computing Inc.
Initial release2011201520002014
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20192.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux infoincluded in appliancehosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infosupport of semi-structured data formats (JSON, XML, Avro)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyesyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
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, triggersyesyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
CLI Client
JDBC
ODBC
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
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoyesuser defined functions
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnonono infosimilar concept for controling cloud resources
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingyes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID
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 bucketsnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationrights management via user accountsUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptUsers with fine-grained authorization concept, user roles and pluggable authentication
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseJaguarDBNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMSnowflake
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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