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System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 warehouse

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#245  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.85
Rank#114  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasecloudant.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouse
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperAxibase CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBM
Initial release201320102014
Current release15585
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedhosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringnoyes
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.nonono infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptPL/SQL, SQL PL
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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