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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeRDF store
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Score3.90
Rank#74  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score0.39
Rank#217  Overall
#11  RDF stores
Websitecloudant.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.rdf4j.org
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Since 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release20102004
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemas
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
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 methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
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 databaseno

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