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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonXAP  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBHigh performant in-memory data grid for mission critical applications. Insight Edge from the same company extends XAP for AI/ML support, BI and other interfaces
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Key-value store infoValues are user defined objects
Secondary database modelsObject oriented DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.50
Rank#78  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.84
Rank#164  Overall
#24  Document stores
#29  Key-value stores
Websitecloudant.comwww.gigaspaces.com/­products/­xap
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.gigaspaces.com/­latest/­landing.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Gigaspaces Technologies
Initial release20102000
Current release14.5.0, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; Commercial licenses available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangJava, C++, .Net
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
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 infoXML can be used for describing objects metadata
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language and DML statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIGigaSpaces LRMI
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
JPA
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes infoEvent Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoHash based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Master-master replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
Master-slave replication infosynchronous or asynchronous
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyes infoMap-Reduce pattern can be built with XAP task executors
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable: ALL, QUORUM, ANY
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseRole-based access control

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