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DBMS > Couchbase vs. jBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. ObjectBox

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. jBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. ObjectBox

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and Mobile
Primary database modelDocument storeMultivalue DBMSWide column storeObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Time Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score28.38
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.80
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score5.35
Rank#77  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score0.97
Rank#177  Overall
#7  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.jbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tablesobjectbox.io
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.objectbox.io
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.ZumasysMicrosoftObjectBox Limited
Initial release2011199120122017
Current releaseServer: 7.0, July 2021; Mobile: 3, February 2022; Couchbase Capella, October 20215.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache License 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
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Couchbase Capella: a fully managed database-as-a-service that eliminates database management efforts and reduces cost
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
hostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberoptionalyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICnono
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
RESTful HTTP APIProprietary native API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C++
Dart
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Kotlin
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyesnono
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yesyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.online/offline synchronization between client and server
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDoptimistic lockingACID
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 bucketsyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesyes
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembasejBASEMicrosoft Azure Table StorageObjectBox
Specific characteristicsDeveloped as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesCouchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosCustomer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersAmadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNamed a leader in the Forrester Wave™: Big Data NoSQL, Q1 2019 Over 10M downloads...
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Licensing and pricing modelsThe Community Edition (CE) of Couchbase Server and Couchbase Mobile are available...
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