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System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Cloudant

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.05
Rank#317  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Websitewww.bigobject.iocloudant.com
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iodocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.IBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20152010
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
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 DML and DDL statementsno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuaView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesno
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 datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yes 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 controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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