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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOrientDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBMulti-model DBMS (Document, Graph, Key/Value)
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.44
Rank#84  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score4.86
Rank#66  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#12  Key-value stores
Websitecloudant.comorientdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comorientdb.org/­docs/­3.0.x
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014OrientDB LTD; CallidusCloud
Initial release20102010
Current release3.0.30, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java JDK (>= JDK 6)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoSchema can be enforced for whole record ("schema-full") or for some fields only ("schema-hybrid")
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language, no joins
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APITinkerpop technology stack with Blueprints, Gremlin, Pipes
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJava, Javascript
TriggersyesHooks
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno infocould be achieved with distributed queries
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes inforelationship in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles; record level security configurable

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