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"The technical evaluation is very good.""The most valuable features are the counter features and the NoSQL schema. It also has good scalability. You can scale Cassandra to any finite level.""The solution's database capabilities are very good.""The time series data was one of the best features along with auto publishing."

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"The most valuable features are the ease of application and the merging of data.""I have found the views to be very valuable."

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"Interface is not user friendly.""Fine-tuning was a bit of a challenge.""The disc space is lacking. You need to free it up as you are working.""The solution doesn't have joins between tables so you need other tools for that."

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"I have tried multiple libraries in a demo they provide and it works fine, but when it merges with libraries, it creates a problem.""It is very difficult to load the backup of the older version to the newer version."

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Overview
A scalable multi-master database with no single points of failure. Scalability & high availability without compromising performance.

Couchbase Server is a NoSQL database, which has become the de facto standard for building Systems of Engagement. It is designed with a distributed architecture for performance, scalability, and availability. It enables developers to build applications easier and faster by leveraging the power of SQL with the flexibility of JSON.

The new string, date, array, and JSON object functions that have been added to N1QL simplify data transformations and provide richer query expressions.

Faster queries in N1QL are the result of several query engine performance enhancements across many types of operations, including joins and index scans.

The most innovative enterprises are introducing NoSQL to replace or augment legacy databases, including Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server. With Couchbase Server, they get the best of both worlds – the powerful querying and enterprise features of a relational database, combined with the scalability, performance, and flexibility of a NoSQL database.

To make the transition easier, Couchbase Server provides many of the same features found in relational databases.



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Cassandra is ranked 3rd in NoSQL Databases with 4 reviews while Couchbase is ranked 4th in NoSQL Databases with 2 reviews. Cassandra is rated 8.6, while Couchbase is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Cassandra writes "Great time series data feature but it requires third parties to join tables". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Couchbase writes "Good interface, dashboard, and analytics, and I have never needed anything else with it". Cassandra is most compared with InfluxDB, Accumulo, Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, Vertica and Neo4j, whereas Couchbase is most compared with MongoDB, Apache HBase, CouchDB, Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop and Scylla. See our Cassandra vs. Couchbase report.

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