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System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Riak KV vs. STSdb

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing method
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesKey-value store
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Score3.80
Rank#75  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score5.67
Rank#57  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
Score0.09
Rank#291  Overall
#48  Key-value stores
Websitecloudant.combasho.com/­products/­riak-kvstssoft.com/­products/­stsdb-4-0
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Basho TechnologiesSTS Soft SC
Initial release201020092011
Current release2.1.0, April 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editionOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangErlangC#
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 indexesyesrestrictedno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
.NET Client API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScript and Erlangno
Triggersyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
selectable replication factornone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infolinks between data sets can be storedno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
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 databasenono

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