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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. InfluxDB vs. Postgres-XL vs. PouchDB

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster featuresJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document storeTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score30.09
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score0.72
Rank#204  Overall
#99  Relational DBMS
Score2.98
Rank#99  Overall
#18  Document stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewwww.postgres-xl.orgpouchdb.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentationpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperFatCloudIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Apache Software Foundation
Initial release2012201020132014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB2012
Current release2.0.8, August 202110 R1, October 20187.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availableOpen Source infoMozilla public licenseOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
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Implementation languageC#ErlangGoCJavaScript
Server operating systemsWindowshostedLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
Linux
macOS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoNumeric data and Stringsyesno
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionalityno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServernoSQL-like query languageyes infodistributed, parallel query executionno
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP API
JSON over UDP
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Supported programming languagesC#C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnouser defined functionsView functions in JavaScript
Triggersyes infovia applicationsyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlyhorizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factorMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesnonoyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID infoMVCCno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backend
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage enginenoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
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FatDBIBM CloudantInfluxDBPostgres-XLPouchDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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