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DBMS > Couchbase vs. jBASE vs. Splunk vs. Teradata Aster

System Properties Comparison Couchbase vs. jBASE vs. Splunk vs. Teradata Aster

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NameCouchbase infoOriginally called Membase  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonSplunk  Xexclude from comparisonTeradata Aster  Xexclude from comparison
Teradata Aster has been integrated into other Teradata systems and therefore will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionA distributed document store with a powerful search engine and in-built operational and analytical capabilitiesA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareAnalytics Platform for Big DataPlatform for big data analytics on multistructured data sources and types
Primary database modelDocument storeMultivalue DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsKey-value store infooriginating from the former Membase product and supporting the Memcached protocol
Spatial DBMS infousing the Geocouch extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score27.96
Rank#30  Overall
#5  Document stores
Score1.77
Rank#142  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score94.66
Rank#14  Overall
#2  Search engines
Websitewww.couchbase.comwww.jbase.comwww.splunk.com
Technical documentationdocs.couchbase.comdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.splunk.com/­Documentation/­Splunk
DeveloperCouchbase, Inc.ZumasysSplunk Inc.Teradata
Initial release2011199120032005
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 availablecommercialcommercial infoLimited free edition and free developer edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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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 Erlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free) infodefined schema within the relational store; partial schema or schema free in the Aster File Store
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.yesyesyes infoin Aster File Store
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLDeclarative query language (N1QL) that extends ANSI SQL to JSON. First commercial implementation of SQL++.Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICno infoSplunk Search Processing Language for search commandsyes
APIs and other access methodsNative language bindings for CRUD, Query, Search and Analytics APIsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
C#
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresFunctions and timers in JavaScriptyesyesR packages
Triggersyes infovia the TAP protocolyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication infoincluding cross data center replication
Source-replica replication
yesMulti-source replicationyes infoDimension tables are replicated across all nodes in the cluster. The number of replicas for the file store can be configured.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyesyes infoSQL Map-Reduce Framework
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoselectable on a per-operation basis
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDno infoA 'Transaction' in Splunk has a different meaning: grouping related events into a single one for later searchingACID
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 for users and rolesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Couchbase infoOriginally called MembasejBASESplunkTeradata Aster
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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