When comparing Strapi vs Couchbase, the Slant community recommends Couchbase for most people. In the question“What are the best alternatives to Firebase?” Couchbase is ranked 2nd while Strapi is ranked 7th.
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Pro Auto-generate REST APIs
Strapi comes with blueprints that let you create, read, update and delete your data. You also can paginate, sort and filter your results in a matter of seconds with simple but yet specific parameters.
Pro Users, groups and permissions
Manage user settings, login, registration, groups and permissions on the fly. Strapi delivers all those essential features out-of-the-box.
Pro Out-of-the-box administration panel
Easy way to manage your application. This panel allows you to add/edit/delete entries for your APIs, manage your users, groups and permissions. In the future, it will be such as WordPress-like administration panel dedicated to your application.
Pro Easy to implement N1QL queries
Pro Ability to run ad-hoc SQL like queries on realtime big data
Couchbase N1QL allows native SQL processing over JSON data with high performance indexing for low latency queries at scale.
Pro Easy sync protocol to mobile devices
The minimal code needed to pull data down to a device
Pro Available on Windows, Linux & macOS
Pro Open source
Couchbase and Couchbase Mobile are open source and released under the Apache License.
Pro Ability to make predefined fast queries
With Couchbase you can make "Views" of data, which are practically predefined queries which are fetched with an O(1) algorithm.
Con No model mapper for Android
Couchbase does not have a model mapper for Android built-in and out of the box, instead you will have to write your own from scratch.
Con Vendor lock-in
Con Not Compatible with couchdb
Since version 2 the sync-protocol is no longer compatible with couchdb. This makes couchbase nearly worthless