DB-EnginesExtremeDB for everyone with an RTOSEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Couchbase vs. RocksDB vs. Sqrrl

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. RocksDB vs. Sqrrl

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparisonSqrrl  Xexclude from comparison
Sqrrl has been acquired by Amazon and became a part of Amazon Web Services. It has been removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA distributed document store with integrated cache, a powerful search engine, in-built operational and analytical capabilities, and an embedded mobile databaseEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)Adaptable, secure NoSQL built on Apache Accumulo
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
Search engine
Time Series DBMS
Vector DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score18.46
Rank#36  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score4.00
Rank#84  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
Websitewww.couchbase.comrocksdb.orgsqrrl.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.Facebook, Inc.Amazon infooriginally Sqrrl Data, Inc.
Initial release201120132012
Current releaseServer: 7.2, June 2023; Mobile: 3.1, March 2022; Couchbase Capella (DBaaS), June 20238.11.4, April 2024
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBusiness Source License (BSL 1.1); Commercial licenses also availableOpen Source infoBSDcommercial
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 ErlangC++Java
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
LinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL++, extends ANSI SQL to JSON for operational, transactional, and analytic use casesnono
APIs and other access methodsCLI Client
HTTP REST
Kafka Connector
Native language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIs
Spark Connector
Spring Data
C++ API
Java API
Accumulo Shell
Java API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Thrift
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Kotlin
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Actionscript
C infousing GLib
C#
C++
Cocoa
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScript and UDFs in Java, Python, SQL++nono
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic Shardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infomaking use of Hadoop
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yesselectable replication factor infomaking use of Hadoop
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Immediate Consistency infoDocument store kept consistent with combination of global timestamping, row-level transactions, and server-side consistency resolution.
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesAtomic updates per row, document, or graph entity
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 Authentication. Role-base access control.noCell-level Security, Data-Centric Security, Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), Attribute-Based Access Control (ABAC)

More information provided by the system vendor

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
Speedb: A high performance RocksDB-compliant key-value store optimized for write-intensive workloads.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Couchbase infoOriginally called MembaseRocksDBSqrrl
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

Recent citations in the news

Couchbase Announces New Features to Accelerate AI-Powered Adaptive Applications for Customers
29 February 2024, PR Newswire

Couchbase's revenue grows 20% and its stock rises in extended trading
5 March 2024, SiliconANGLE News

Couchbase Enters Oversold Territory (BASE)
19 April 2024, Nasdaq

Couchbase Server and Capella to gain vector support
1 March 2024, InfoWorld

Insider Sell: Couchbase Inc (BASE) CEO Matthew Cain Disposes of Shares
18 April 2024, Yahoo Finance UK

provided by Google News

Did Rockset Just Solve Real-Time Analytics?
25 August 2021, Datanami

Pliops Unveils Accelerated Key-Value Store That Boosts RocksDB Performance by 20x at OCP Global Summit
18 October 2022, GlobeNewswire

Meta’s Velox Means Database Performance Is Not Subject To Interpretation
31 August 2022, The Next Platform

Intel Linux Optimizations Help AMD EPYC "Genoa" Improve Scaling To 384 Threads
6 April 2023, Phoronix

Linux 6.9 Drives AMD 4th Gen EPYC Performance Even Higher For Some Workloads
29 March 2024, Phoronix

provided by Google News

Amazon acquires cybersecurity startup Sqrrl
8 June 2023, cisomag.com

Millennials possess the advantage of time for wealth creation, says Yashoraj Tyagi of Sqrrl
18 September 2023, MintGenie

Amazon's cloud business acquires Sqrrl, a security start-up with NSA roots
23 January 2018, CNBC

AWS beefs up threat detection with Sqrrl acquisition
24 January 2018, TechCrunch

Will Amazon Buy Cybersecurity Firm Sqrrl?
18 December 2017, PYMNTS.com

provided by Google News



Share this page

Featured Products

Ontotext logo

GraphDB allows you to link diverse data, index it for semantic search and enrich it via text analysis to build big knowledge graphs. Get it free.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

SingleStore logo

Database for your real-time AI and Analytics Apps.
Try it today.

Datastax Astra logo

Bring all your data to Generative AI applications with vector search enabled by the most scalable
vector database available.
Try for Free

Milvus logo

Vector database designed for GenAI, fully equipped for enterprise implementation.
Try Managed Milvus for Free

Present your product here