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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Ignite

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  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.Apache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.
Primary database modelDocument storeWide column storeKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.70
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score9.15
Rank#42  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score4.45
Rank#68  Overall
#11  Key-value stores
#37  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterpriseignite.apache.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.datastax.comapacheignite.readme.io/­docs
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataStaxApache Software Foundation
Initial release201020112015
Current release6.7, December 2018Apache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDL
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)
Triggersyesyesyes (cache interceptors and events)
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingyes (replicated cache)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyTunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
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 operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
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.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users can be defined per objectSecurity Hooks for custom implementations
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CloudantDatastax EnterpriseIgnite
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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