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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. KairosDB vs. Quasardb

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Distributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime 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
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Score31.49
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score0.56
Rank#201  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#282  Overall
#22  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbwww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comkairosdb.github.iodoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.quasardb
Initial release201120132009
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20191.2.2, November 20183.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes infointeger and binary
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 infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
HTTP API
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
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashing
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 CassandraMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnowith Hadoop integration
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 integritynonono
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 infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated Authenticationsimple password-based access controlCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseKairosDBQuasardb
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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