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System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Memgraph vs. Nebula Graph vs. SAP Adaptive Server

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonMemgraph  Xexclude from comparisonNebula Graph  Xexclude from comparisonSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceA hybrid, in-memory first, distributed graph DBMS delivering high-performance on analytical and transactional workloads at enterprise scaleA distributed, linear scalable, high perfomant Graph DBMSThe SAP (Sybase) Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) is an enterprise-class RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMSGraph 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
Score29.14
Rank#25  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.09
Rank#285  Overall
#25  Graph DBMS
Score0.25
Rank#256  Overall
#21  Graph DBMS
Score53.09
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.commemgraph.comgithub.com/­vesoft-inc/­nebula
nebula-graph.io
www.sap.com/­products/­sybase-ase.html
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.memgraph.comdocs.nebula-graph.iohelp.sap.com/­adaptive-server-enterprise
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Memgraph LtdVesoft Inc.SAP, Sybase
Initial release2011201720191987
Current releaseServer: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 201916.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercial infoFree license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0 + Common Clause 1.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC and C++C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free and schema-optionalStrong typed schemayes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoNebula Graph internally uses the Key-Value store RocksDB for persistency. The vertices, edges, and their properties are stored as Key while their values are stored as Value. The primary indexes are per Key and secondary indexes are per Value.yes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsBolt protocol
Cypher query language
Browser interface
console (shell)
Proprietary native API
Query language nGQL
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Tabular Data Stream (TDS)
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
.Net
C
C++
Elixir
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C++
Go
Java
Python
C
C++
Cobol
Java
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptJava and Transact-SQL
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infodynamic graph partitioningShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Multi-Master replication using RAFTCausal Clustering using Raft protocolMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationships in graphsyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID infowith snapshot isolationACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infowith periodic snapshot and write-ahead logging (WAL) of changesyes infousing RocksDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationUsers, roles and permissionsRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseMemgraphNebula GraphSAP Adaptive Server infoformer name: Sybase ASE
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Nebula Graph is a truly distributed, linear scalable, lightning-fast graph database,...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Nebula Graph boasts the world's only graph database solution that is able to host...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Social networking Fraud detection Knowledge graph Data warehouse management Anti...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Currently we have some top internet companies in China implementing Nebula Graph...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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At our very early stage, Nebula Graph has already received over a thousand stars...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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Nebula Graph is open source and free to use under Apache 2.0 license and Common Clause...
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