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DBMS > Blueflood vs. Cloudant vs. IBM Db2

System Properties Comparison Blueflood vs. Cloudant vs. IBM Db2

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NameBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#286  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score3.76
Rank#83  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score162.45
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websiteblueflood.iocloudant.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.cloudant.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperRackspaceIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBM
Initial release201320101983 infohost version
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaErlangC and C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemepredefined schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP RESTRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Eventual 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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