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Pros
"The most valuable features are the ease of application and the merging of data.""I have found the views to be very valuable.""The valuable features of Couchbase are the many documents and index types, and they made a lot of features available enabling us to use it as a complete solution for our needs."

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"The solution is very powerful.""The most valuable features are aggregating the data and integration with Graphana for monitoring."

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Cons
"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.""There are some limitations to the database. The SQL database cannot handle real-time processing for critical IoT scenarios. What we have to do is store our data into the database then code it out, this wastes a lot of time."

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"The solution doesn't have much of a user interface.""The error logging capability can be improved because the logs are not very informative."

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"The price of this solution is better than some of the other competitors."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I have found the views to be very valuable.
Top Answer: Most of the time, the only issued that I have faced was when we upgraded the Couchbase version. It is very difficult to load the backup of the older version to the newer version. The only problem with… more »
Top Answer: We are solution providers and we are vendors. We provide products to our clients. I am working on Couchbase and Elasticsearch together. We use Couchbase as a family data engine for immigration… more »
Top Answer: The most valuable features are aggregating the data and integration with Graphana for monitoring.
Top Answer: The initial setup is a little bit complex. The error logging capability can be improved because the logs are not very informative.
Top Answer: We don't use a managed service. Rather, we manage it ourselves. We have deployed it and right now, we are using it for log aggregation with a two-week retention policy.
Ranking
5th
out of 16 in NoSQL Databases
Views
1,951
Comparisons
1,267
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
447
Rating
9.0
4th
out of 16 in NoSQL Databases
Views
2,149
Comparisons
1,666
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
392
Rating
8.5
Comparisons
Compared 23% of the time.
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Overview

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.



InfluxData delivers a modern open source platform built from the ground up for metrics and events (time-sensitive data). Build monitoring, analytics, and IoT applications faster, easier, and to scale.

This technically is know as time-series data. With InfluxData you can build monitoring, analytics, and IoT applications faster, easier, and to scale. Today, there are different general purpose ways to handle time-based data. But they slow you down with dependencies and complexities or fail to scale. InfluxData is the only purpose-built complete platform for any time-based data — from humans, sensors, or machines — seamlessly collecting, storing, visualizing, and turning insight into action. With both fast deployment and fast performance, InfluxData delivers real value in real time.

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Sample Customers
LinkedIn, Marriott, PayPal
ebay, AXA, Mozilla, DiDi, LeTV, Siminars, Cognito, ProcessOut, Recommend, CATS, Smarsh, Row 44, Clustree, Bleemeo
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider25%
Computer Software Company24%
Financial Services Firm13%
Retailer10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company17%
Manufacturing Company12%
Energy/Utilities Company7%
Find out what your peers are saying about Couchbase vs. InfluxDB and other solutions. Updated: September 2021.
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Couchbase is ranked 5th in NoSQL Databases with 3 reviews while InfluxDB is ranked 4th in NoSQL Databases with 2 reviews. Couchbase is rated 9.0, while InfluxDB is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Couchbase writes "Good interface, dashboard, and analytics, and I have never needed anything else with it". On the other hand, the top reviewer of InfluxDB writes "Good log aggregation features and integration with Grafana". Couchbase is most compared with Cassandra, MongoDB, Apache HBase, Scylla and Neo4j, whereas InfluxDB is most compared with MongoDB, Cassandra, Cloudera Distribution for Hadoop, Apache HBase and Neo4j. See our Couchbase vs. InfluxDB report.

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