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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. IBM Db2

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 infoformerly named DB2 or IBM Database 2  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCommon in IBM host environments, 2 different versions for host and Windows/Linux
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS infoSince Version 10.5 support for JSON/BSON documents compatible with MongoDB
Secondary database modelsDocument store
RDF store infoin DB2 LUW (Linux, Unix, Windows)
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Score3.70
Rank#74  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score170.77
Rank#6  Overall
#5  Relational DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.ibm.com/­analytics/­us/­en/­db2
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSEPGG
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBM
Initial release20101983 infohost version
Current release12.1, October 2016
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree version is available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
Data schemeschema-freeyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJSON style queries infoMongoDB compatible
XQuery
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Visual Basic
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoonly with Windows/Unix/Linux Version
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infowith separate tools (MQ, InfoSphere)
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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