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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIRONdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA distributed Time Series DBMS with a focus on scalability, fault tolerance and operational simplicity
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.85
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#316  Overall
#28  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.irondb.io
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.irondb.io/­docs
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Circonus LLC.
Initial release20102017
Current releaseV0.10.20, January 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infotext, numeric, histograms
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 SQLnoSQL-like query language (Circonus Analytics Query Language: CAQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes, in Lua
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic, metric affinity per node
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
configurable replication factor, datacenter aware
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency per node, eventual consistency across nodes
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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CloudantIRONdb
Specific characteristicsIRONdb is a highly available, distributed Time Series Database. It can support dozens...
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Competitive advantagesUnmatched Scalability IRONdb is unique among TSDBs in that it does not use a consensus...
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Typical application scenariosReal Systems Monitoring Monitor your systems infrastructure in real time across thousands...
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Key customersIRONdb serves the needs of the world's largest Time Series Database customers. One...
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Market metricsOnly TSDB capable of scaling to billions of metrics. Only TSDB to scale to dozens...
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Licensing and pricing modelsIRONdb is licensed under a subscription model based on the number of active metrics...
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