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

DBMS > Couchbase vs. Netezza vs. PouchDB

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. Netezza vs. PouchDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBM  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceData warehouse and analytics appliance part of IBM PureSystemsJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
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
Score31.99
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score19.97
Rank#32  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score2.93
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­netezzapouchdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.compouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.IBMApache Software Foundation
Initial release201120002012
Current releaseServer: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availablecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC, C++, Go and ErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux infoincluded in applianceserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesno
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.yesno
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Clojure
ColdFusion
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
C
C++
Fortran
Java
Lua
Perl
Python
R
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyesView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataSingle-document ACID transactionsACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
User concepts infoAccess controlUser and Administrator separation with password-based and LDAP integrated AuthenticationUsers with fine-grained authorization conceptno
More information provided by the system vendor
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMPouchDB
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 MembaseNetezza infoAlso called PureData System for Analytics by IBMPouchDB
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

New kids on the block: database management systems implemented in JavaScript
1 December 2014, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

Couchbase Marks Strong First Half with Record Growth
23 October 2019, Yahoo Finance

Couchbase Named to Deloitte Technology Fast 500™ for Third Consecutive Year
11 November 2019, GlobeNewswire

Global Database Market Insights 2019 Google, Teradata, Rackspace Hosting, Couchbase, MongoDB, Microsoft, Salesforce, Cassandra, T
16 November 2019, Industry News Releases

Multicloud to edge firm celebrates 70% business growth
24 October 2019, DevOps Online

How Carnival's Princess Cruises takes personalized travel to the rest of us, with OceanMedallions - a Couchbase use case
1 November 2019, Diginomica

provided by Google News

RIP Netezza, IBM’s FPGA-powered data warehousing dream
3 July 2019, The Register

How Cloud Migration Has Transformed Data Analytics (VIDEO)
11 November 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Breaking through Netezza End-of-Life
30 October 2018, Database Trends and Applications

Snowflake partners with Next Pathway to accelerate migration from legacy data warehouses to Snowflake
25 October 2019, Help Net Security

Snowflake and Next Pathway Announce a Strategic Partnership to Automate Migrations From Legacy Data Warehouses to Snowflake
23 October 2019, Business Wire

provided by Google News

Getting Started with PouchDB Client-Side JavaScript Database
7 September 2016, SitePoint

Synchronizing Offline App Data with PouchDB
25 September 2015, SitePoint

Create Offline Web Apps Using Service Workers & PouchDB
7 March 2017, SitePoint

Cross Platform Storage and Sync with Ionic Framework, Couchbase, and PouchDB
13 November 2015, DZone News

Create an AngularJS Web Application That Sync's With Couchbase Using PouchDB
29 January 2016, DZone News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

DevOps / Site Reliability Engineer
NationBuilder, Remote

Developer - IB
United Airlines Inc., Chicago, IL

Senior Performance Analysis Engineer
Samsung Semiconductor, Inc., San Diego, CA

Database Developer
WebMD, New York, NY

Software Engineering Intern
Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation, San Francisco, CA

Data Engineer, Infra Product Analytics
Facebook, Menlo Park, CA

Marketing Data Science Analyst (SQL/Python/Tableau/Alteryx)
Tractor Supply Company, Brentwood, TN

Data Engineer, Infrastructure Strategy
Facebook, New York, NY

Applictns Devel Analyst II
Fannie Mae, Plano, TX

Trainer
Tableau, Seattle, WA

Web Application Software Engineer
Booz Allen Hamilton, Laurel, MD

User Experience Designer
Booz Allen Hamilton, Fort Belvoir, VA

Web UI Software Engineer, Mid
Booz Allen Hamilton, Laurel, MD

Senior Software Engineer
PHIflow, LLC, New York, NY

Mobile Device Management Engineer
Sekon, Rosslyn, VA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

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


Datastax logo

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

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.

Present your product here