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

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCloud-based data warehousing service
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
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Score1.31
Rank#134  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.85
Rank#114  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitebasex.orgcloudant.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehouse
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBM
Initial release200720102014
Current release9.3, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyes
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 infoImport/export of XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
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
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
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 datamultiple readers, single writerno 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 controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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