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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.88
Rank#71  Overall
#12  Document stores
Score0.54
Rank#193  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloudant.comgithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdb
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comkairosdb.github.io
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20102013
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
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 APIGraphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infobased on Cassandra
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factor infobased on Cassandra
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
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 databasesimple password-based access control

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