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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonPercona Server for MongoDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA drop-in replacement for MongoDB Community Edition with enterprise-grade features.
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.85
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.62
Rank#203  Overall
#30  Document stores
Websitecloudant.comwww.percona.com/­software/­mongo-database/­percona-server-for-mongodb
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.percona.com/­doc/­percona-server-for-mongodb/­LATEST/­index.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Percona
Initial release20102015
Current release3.4.10-2.10, November 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript
C
C#
C++
Clojure
ColdFusion
D
Dart
Delphi
Erlang
Go
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
PowerShell
Prolog
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScript
Triggersyesno
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-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
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.noyes infovia In-Memory Engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and roles

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