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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Couchbase vs. MarkLogic

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHigh speed key-value store, desgined for high availability, mission critical applications with automatic recovery and immediately consistent transaction support.JSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL database
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
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
Score0.52
Rank#206  Overall
#34  Key-value stores
#98  Relational DBMS
Score31.49
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score12.47
Rank#38  Overall
#6  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.couchbase.comwww.marklogic.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.couchbase.comdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperFairCom CorporationCouchbase, Inc.MarkLogic Corp.
Initial release197920112001
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017Server: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20199.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial inforestricted free version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C, C++, Go and ErlangC++
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyes
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 SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yes infoSQL92
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJava API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Functions and timers in JavaScriptyes infovia XQuery or JavaScript
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobs
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle-document ACID transactionsACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyes
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.yesyes infoEphemeral bucketsyes, with Range Indexes
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.User and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levels
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeACECouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseMarkLogic
Specific characteristicsSpeed, reliability and consistency are the reasons businesses choose FairCom’s c-treeACE...
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Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features High-speed transaction processing Immediately consistent, ACID-compliant,...
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Couchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeACE speed, reliability, and flexibility are direct reasons this technology...
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Customer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersVISA, UPS, Verizon, Motorola, CommVault, Thomson Reuters, ACI, BNY Mellon, Rockwell...
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Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsFrom banking and financial transactions, transportation, warehouse automation, package...
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Named a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeACE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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The Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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