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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. EJDB vs. FaunaDB vs. TimesTen

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonEJDB  Xexclude from comparisonFaunaDB  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBEmbeddable document-store database library with JSON representation of queries (in MongoDB style)Strongly consistent database capable of global horizontal scale with a focus on operational simplicityIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.76
Rank#83  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#272  Overall
#36  Document stores
Score1.70
Rank#130  Overall
#19  Document stores
#8  Graph DBMS
#64  Relational DBMS
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score2.27
Rank#115  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comejdb.orgfauna.comwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comgithub.com/­Softmotions/­ejdb/­blob/­master/­README.mddocs.fauna.comdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014SoftmotionsFauna, Inc.Oracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release2010201220141998
Current release11 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangCScala
Server operating systemshostedserver-lessLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, bool, date, object_idnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnononoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIin-process shared libraryRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lua
Objective-C
Pike
Python
Ruby
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript
Python
Ruby
Scala
Swift
C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnouser defined functionsPL/SQL
Triggersyesnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonehorizontal partitioning infoconsistent hashingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not needed, however similar functionality with collection joins possibleyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes infoRead/Write Lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoIdentity management, authentication, and access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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CloudantEJDBFaunaDBTimesTen
Specific characteristicsThe world's first commercial In-Memory Relational Database offering (launched in...
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Competitive advantagesTimesTen offers many advantages over competing products: Mature product with nearly...
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Typical application scenariosTimesTen can be used in a wide range of application areas. Some examples include:...
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Key customersSome of our key customers include Ericsson , Telcordia , China Mobile, China Telecom,...
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Market metricsTimesTen is used by thousands of customers in tens of thousands of deployments worldwide...
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Licensing and pricing modelsStandard Oracle licence models ; end user and ISV/OEM licence terms available.
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