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System Properties Comparison c-treeACE vs. Couchbase vs. ObjectBox vs. SQLite

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Namec-treeACE  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonObjectBox  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  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 interfaceExtremely fast embedded database for small devices, IoT and MobileWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeObject oriented 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
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Score0.54
Rank#214  Overall
#38  Key-value stores
#102  Relational DBMS
Score28.71
Rank#26  Overall
#4  Document stores
Score0.64
Rank#198  Overall
#11  Object oriented DBMS
Score127.45
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeacewww.couchbase.comobjectbox.iowww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.couchbase.comdocs.objectbox.iowww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperFairCom CorporationCouchbase, Inc.ObjectBox LimitedDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release1979201120172000
Current releaseV11.5, November 2017Server: 6.5, January 2020; Mobile: 2.7, January 2020; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20193.32.2 (June 4, 2020), June 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoApache License 2.0Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C, C++, Go and ErlangC and C++C
Server operating systemsAIX
FreeBSD
HP-UX
Linux
NetBSD
OS X
QNX
SCO
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
macOS
Windows
server-less
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberyesyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.noyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsProprietary native APIADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
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
Go
Java
JavaScript infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Python infoplanned (as of Jan 2019)
Swift
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Functions and timers in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning, horizontal partitioning, sharding infoCustomizable business rules for table partitioningShardingnonenone
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
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnono
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 SQLnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.yesyes infoEphemeral bucketsnoyes
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 Authenticationyesno
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c-treeACECouchbase infoOriginally called MembaseObjectBoxSQLite
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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