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System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. IBM Cloudant

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.42
Rank#253  Overall
#20  Time Series DBMS
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperApache Software FoundationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20182010
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesno
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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