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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureDistributed, high-performance timeseries database
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSearch engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.68
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score437.08
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score0.12
Rank#280  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Websitecloudant.comwww.mongodb.comwww.quasardb.net
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdoc.quasardb.net
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MongoDB, Incquasardb
Initial release201020092009
Current release4.2.7, May 20203.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licenses
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes infointeger and binary
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 indexesyesyesyes infowith tags
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BISQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScriptno
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infopartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keysSharding infoconsistent hashing
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-slave replicationMaster-slave replication with selectable replication factor
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyeswith Hadoop integration
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionalyes infoby using LevelDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoTransient mode
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and rolesCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
CloudantMongoDBQuasardb
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the leading modern, general purpose data platform, designed to unleash...
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High-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB Data Platform can be used by developers building OLTP and analytical...
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High performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Tick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Large EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metrics70 million downloads (growing at more than 30 thousand downloads per day). 15,000+...
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Has been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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Community edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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