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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Datastax Enterprise

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.58
Rank#70  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score9.80
Rank#43  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Websitecloudant.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprise
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.datastax.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataStax
Initial release20102011
Current release6.7, December 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computing
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per object
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CloudantDatastax Enterprise
Specific characteristics100% continuous availability, real-time, distributed, massive scale data management...
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Competitive advantagesSupporting the following application requirements: Contextual: complete data layer...
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Typical application scenariosApplications that must serve contextual information and be always-on, distributed,...
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Key customersCapital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsAmong the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsAnnual subscription
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