DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > ArcadeDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. VoltDB

System Properties Comparison ArcadeDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. VoltDB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameArcadeDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast and scalable multi-model DBMS, originally forked from OrientDB but most of the code has been rewrittenDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMS infoin next version
Document storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.11
Rank#305  Overall
#40  Document stores
#28  Graph DBMS
#45  Key-value stores
#26  Time Series DBMS
Score4.25
Rank#86  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score487.35
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.77
Rank#132  Overall
#66  Relational DBMS
Websitearcadedb.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.mongodb.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.arcadedb.comcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperArcade DataIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MongoDB, IncVoltDB Inc.
Initial release2021201020092010
Current releaseSeptember 20215.0, July 202110.1, October 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
  • MongoDB Atlas: Global multi-cloud database with unmatched data distribution and mobility across AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud, built-in automation for resource and workload optimization, and so much more.
  • ScaleGrid for MongoDB: Fully managed hosting for MongoDB database on AWS, Azure and DigitalOcean with high availability and SSH access on the #1 multi-cloud DBaaS.
Implementation languageJavaErlangC++Java, C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VMhostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language, no joinsnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
MongoDB API
OpenCypher
PostgreSQL wire protocol
Redis API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop Gremlin
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSONJava API
JDBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesJavaC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScriptJava
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes inforelationship in graphsnono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and rolesUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
More information provided by the system vendor
ArcadeDBIBM CloudantMongoDBVoltDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
» more
Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
» more
Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
» more
Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
» more
Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesClusterControl: the only management system you’ll ever need to take control of your open source database infrastructure.
» more

CData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

Navicat for MongoDB gives you a highly effective GUI interface for MongoDB database management, administration and development.
» more

Fivetran: Quickly and easily centralize your on-premise and cloud databases.
» more

Studio 3T: The world's favorite IDE for working with MongoDB
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
ArcadeDBIBM CloudantMongoDBVoltDB
DB-Engines blog posts

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2020
4 January 2021, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL is the DBMS of the Year 2018
2 January 2019, Paul Andlinger, Matthias Gelbmann

PostgreSQL moves up one rank at the expense of MongoDB
1 September 2016, Paul Andlinger

show all

Conferences and events

MongoDB & Google Cloud Developer Summit
Virtual Event, 28 October 2021 (finished)

Recent citations in the news

Indian water safety platform named winner of IBM Call for Code challenge
16 November 2021, ZDNet

IBM to Purchase Cloudant Database as a service (DBaaS) Provider
22 March 2014, App Developer Magazine

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

Cloudant Upgrades Cloud Database Service With Integrated Text Indexing and Search Based on Apache Lucene
9 October 2012, PR Newswire

Cloudant Merges BigCouch Into Apache CouchDB | eWEEK
22 July 2013, eWeek

provided by Google News

MongoDB: Rapidly Growing Database Company With Attractive Prospects
26 November 2021, Seeking Alpha

MongoDB rolls out Atlas Data API for easier data access
18 November 2021, ZDNet

How to Create a Database and Collection in MongoDB
11 November 2021, MakeUseOf

MongoDB 5.1 for DBaaS arrives amid questions over on-prem release stability
11 November 2021, The Register

MongoDB Continues Commitment to Security with New ISO and CSA Certifications for Growing Data Platform
4 November 2021, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

VoltDB Launches Active(N) Lossless Cross Data Center Replication
31 August 2021, PRNewswire

VoltDB Announces Key New Hires to Accelerate Telco Business Growth
26 October 2021, PRNewswire

Outlook on the In-Memory Database Global Market to 2026 - by Data Type, Application, End-user, Vertical and Region - ResearchAndMarkets.com
16 November 2021, Yahoo Finance

VoltDB Partners with Google Cloud for 5G Edge Applications
24 June 2021, PRNewswire

Fantasy Site Dream 11 Selects VoltDB to Power Its Real-Time Streaming Data Platform
9 March 2020, SportTechie

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

MongoDB _ Remote (Till Covid)
Teksky, United States

MongoDB
State Tech, Remote

Operations Associate, TOA - NYC/Charlotte/Remote
Nomad Health, Remote

C# Architect - Fully Remote
ClearPath, Remote

Senior Data Scientist - Ranking Team
Indeed, Chicago, IL

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

The modern database for enterprise applications. Build fast. Scale Big. Save more.
Get started today.

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 80GB free.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here