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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. EsgynDB vs. IBM Db2 vs. RDF4J

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/LinuxRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDBRDF store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#265  Overall
#125  Relational DBMS
Score168.70
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Score0.39
Rank#220  Overall
#10  RDF stores
Websitecloudant.comesgyn.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­db2rdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comesgyn.com/­developerswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGGdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014EsgynIBMSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release201020151983 infohost version2004
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree version is availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++, JavaC and C++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes infoRDF Schemas
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
JSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
ODBC
XQuery
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJava Stored Proceduresyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Versionnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication between multi datacentersyes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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CloudantEsgynDBIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2RDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsCapabilities for Operational/Transactional Workloads Deep Integration with HBase...
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Competitive advantagesEsgynDB is ideally suited to supporting Hybrid Transactional and Analytical Processing...
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Typical application scenariosIdeally suited to scenarios where high speed continuous data ingestion is required...
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Key customersEsgynDB's customers are worldwide, with several in the Global Fortune 500, including...
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Licensing and pricing modelsEsgynDB Enterprise Edition is the commercially supported version of Apache Trafodion...
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