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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. TinkerGraph

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCloud-based data warehousing serviceA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.85
Rank#114  Overall
#56  Relational DBMS
Score0.13
Rank#271  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousetinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBM
Initial release201020142009
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptPL/SQL, SQL PLno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
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 databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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