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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonEhcache  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA widely adopted Java cache with tiered storage options
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.88
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score6.07
Rank#51  Overall
#6  Key-value stores
Websitecloudant.comwww.ehcache.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.ehcache.org/­documentation
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Terracotta Inc, owned by Software AG
Initial release20102009
Current release3.8.0, July 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VM
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 indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJCache
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes infoCache Event Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoby using Terracotta Server
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoby using Terracotta Server
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyTunable Consistency (Strong, Eventual, Weak)
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleyes infosupports JTA and can work as an XA resource
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infousing a tiered cache-storage approach
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 databaseno

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