DB-EnginesCrateDB bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Couchbase vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. KairosDB vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series 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
Score31.49
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#201  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score9.21
Rank#42  Overall
#26  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comkairosdb.github.iodocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Microsoft
Initial release201120132016
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191.2.2, November 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnoTransact SQL
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes
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 Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle-document ACID transactionsnoACID
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 bucketsno
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationsimple password-based access controlyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseKairosDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
» more
Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
» more
Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
» more
Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
» more
Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseKairosDBMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
DB-Engines blog posts

Couchbase climbs up the DB-Engines Ranking, increasing its popularity by 10% every month
2 June 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

Azure SQL Data Warehouse, the hub for a trusted and performance optimized cloud data warehouse
1 November 2017,  Arnaud Comet, Microsoft (sponsor) 

show all

Recent citations in the news

Couchbase to Present at Upcoming Investor Conferences
27 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

Altoros Releases 2019 Comparative Analysis of Database Query Languages in MySQL, Couchbase, and MongoDB
20 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

Document Databases Market Strategic Business Report 2019-2025 (Couchbase, MongoDB, Amazon, MarkLogic and many more..)
11 December 2019, Stewardnomist

Asia Pacific Document Databases: Market Valuation & Estimation to Expansion with companies like Couchbase, MongoDB, Amazon, MarkLogic.
11 December 2019, Market Report Gazette

Global NoSQL Market Growth 2019-2025 – Oracle, MarkLogic, MongoDB, Couchbase, Database, Basho, Aerospike, Neo4j
17 November 2019, Globe News Reports

provided by Google News

Expo: Real Time A/B Testing and Monitoring with Spark Streaming and Kafka at Walmart Labs
24 May 2019, InfoQ.com

The new rise of time-series databases
26 February 2018, Smart Industry

Using Redis as a Time Series Database: Why and How
2 January 2016, InfoQ.com

Real-Time Performance and Health Monitoring Using Netdata
2 September 2019, CNX Software

The Rise of Time Series Databases
15 March 2018, Automation.com

provided by Google News

A first look at Azure Synapse
10 December 2019, InfoWorld

Microsoft Announces Azure Synapse for Data Warehousing and Analytics
20 November 2019, InfoQ.com

How to share SQL tables and views using Azure Data Share - Microsoft
29 November 2019, Channel 9

The Register talks to Azure Data Veep about Synapse and SQL Server
25 November 2019, The Register

Microsoft shows off hybrid cloud management and cloud analytics tools at Ignite
14 November 2019, CIO

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Senior Clinical IT Analysts
Matrix Medical Network, Scottsdale, AZ

Engineer - R&D skills, Java, NoSQL (Cassandra, Couchbase, MongoDB)
American Express, Phoenix, AZ

Principal Product Manager - Security, Couchbase Database
Couchbase, Remote

Sr. Java Developer
Ace-stack LLC, Weehawken, NJ

QC Software Tester
Leidos, Indianapolis, IN

NETWORK AUTOMATION ENGINEER
VeriSign, Reston, VA

NETWORK ENGINEERS – TECHNICAL SERVICES GROUP
VeriSign, Reston, VA

Data Engineers
ARK Solutions, Woonsocket, RI

Senior Data Warehouse Developer
Texas Capital Bank, Richardson, TX

Data Architect (Azure)
Bloomin' Brands, Tampa, FL

Data Analyst
Mastery Logistics Systems, Chicago, IL

Data Engineer (Contract)
Capgemini, Woonsocket, RI

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here