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Couchbase vs. MongoDB

Couchbase MongoDB + Add column
Preference 51% votes 49% votes
Website www.​couchbase.​com www.​mongodb.​com
Database model
Data storage
Embeddable Yes Yes
Query language
Data types
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
TTL for entries Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Integrity model
Atomicity No Conditional
Consistency Yes Yes
Isolation Yes No
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Transactions No No
Referential integrity No Yes
Revision control No No
Locking model
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Full text search Yes Yes
Geospatial Indexes Yes Yes
Graph support No No
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Replication Yes Yes
Replication mode
Sharding Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes
Value size max. 20 MB 16 MB
System requirements
Operating system
Native driver
Memory minimum 4 GB ?
Programming language
Description High performance key-value/document store with very flexible, but rather slow, indexes. Document Oriented Database
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Price rating ★★★★★ ★★★★★
Software distribution
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes ?
Release Date February 2011 March 2009
Documentation level ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
RESTful Yes No
Distributed Counter Yes ?
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Database Connection Pooling Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Community Driven Good Basic
Web interface Yes Yes
Cloud platform support
Online backup Yes Yes
Function Based Index No No
Key length max 250 255
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility 68% votes 32% votes
Download www.​couchbase.​com/​download mongodb.​org/​downloads
Backup functionality Good Good
Query Cache Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★★
In-Place Update Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Sorts Yes Yes
Tuneable write concerns No Yes
Read preferences Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Op/s 159 997 5 000
Triggers Yes No
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Cross Domain Testing Yes No
Spring Data Support Yes Yes
Geospatial Yes Yes
JSON Yes Yes
Flexible Table(Schema) Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes Yes
Ajax Yes ?
Max rows in query result 100 000 1 000
Re-Reduce Yes Yes
Clustering over WAN Yes Yes
Stored Procedure No Yes
Auto-Sharding Yes Yes
Contributors 4 ?
memcached protocol Yes ?
Does your mom understand it No No
Extension/Plug-in ? Yes
Standard compliance ? No
Lines of code ? 617 k
Data encryption ? Conditional
Partial Index ? No
Capped Collections ? Yes
Pause Test ? Yes
Materialized Views ? No
Pipeline Aggregation ? Yes
Server Side Java Script ? Yes
Recursive queries ? No
Network datatype ? No
Windowed aggregate ? No
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  • 💬 Comment
    MongoDB does not support compression. I to not think that Couchbase support it either.
    Kresten Bergsøe26. Jun 2014 / 11:13

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