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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.74
Rank#80  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.38
Rank#227  Overall
#32  Document stores
Websitecloudant.comgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comtechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20102014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 indexesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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