Comparative Benchmarks: MongoDB vs. Couchbase vs. Cassandra

Independent evaluators United Software Associates demonstrate that MongoDB overwhelmingly outperforms key value stores Couchbase and Cassandra. The results show that MongoDB smokes NoSQL vendors in terms of both throughput and latency across a number of configurations.

Download this comprehensive report to get access to:

  • Performance test results comparing Couchbase 3.0.2, Cassandra 2.12 and MongoDB 3.0.1 with WiredTiger
  • United Software Associates' benchmarking methodology, including the different configuration options tested
  • Detailed discussion on the trade-offs between performance and durability
  • Research published in March 2015.


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