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System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. Couchbase vs. PouchDB

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.JSON-based document store derived from CouchDB with a Memcached-compatible interfaceJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument 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
Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score31.99
Rank#23  Overall
#3  Document stores
Score2.93
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Document stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgewww.couchbase.compouchdb.com
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.couchbase.compouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperFairCom CorporationCouchbase, Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release197920112012
Current releaseV1, Juni 2018Server: 6.0, October 2018; Mobile: 2.5, May 2019; Couchbase Autonomous Operator: 1.2, May 20197.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availableOpen Source infoApache version 2; Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++C, C++, Go and ErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
Linux
OS X
Windows
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesyes infoString, Boolean, Numberno
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.no
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsHTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
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
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++Functions and timers in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes infovia the TAP protocolyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
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
Master-master replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Master-slave replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDSingle-document ACID transactionsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes
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.yesyes infoEphemeral bucketsyes
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 Authenticationno
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeEDGECouchbase infoOriginally called MembasePouchDB
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible relational databases, Couchbase...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Couchbase was architected with several differentiated capabilities: Shared-nothing,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Customer 360 for user profile, session store and data aggregation (Comcast, Equifax,...
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Key customersNew product
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Amadeus, AT&T, BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), Carrefour, Cisco, Comcast, Disney,...
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Market metricsNew product
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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-treeEDGE 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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