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DBMS > DolphinDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. LokiJS vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison DolphinDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. LokiJS vs. Lovefield

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NameDolphinDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDolphinDB is a high performance Time Series DBMS. It is integrated with an easy-to-use fully featured programming language and a high-volume high-velocity streaming analytics system. It offers operational simplicity, scalability, fault tolerance, and concurrency.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.32
Rank#126  Overall
#9  Time Series DBMS
Score4.21
Rank#92  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.64
Rank#244  Overall
#37  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#288  Overall
#132  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.dolphindb.comwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSgoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.dolphindb.com/­helpcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudanttechfort.github.io/­LokiJSgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperDolphinDB, IncIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Google
Initial release2018201020142014
Current releasev2.00.4, January 20222.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community version availablecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
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Implementation languageC++ErlangJavaScriptJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
hostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes
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.nononono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenonoSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
JSON over HTTP
Kafka
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
OPC DA
OPC UA
RabbitMQ
WebSocket
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
MatLab
Python
R
Rust
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaScriptJavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersnoyesyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
nonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayesno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAdministrators, Users, GroupsAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenono

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