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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. LokiJS

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. LokiJS

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.19
Rank#335  Overall
#147  Relational DBMS
Score4.28
Rank#91  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.63
Rank#245  Overall
#37  Document stores
Websitewww.esgyn.cnwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJS
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudanttechfort.github.io/­LokiJS
DeveloperEsgynIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release201520102014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnono
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnono
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJavaScript API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infoatomic operations within a single collection possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic locking
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.
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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