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System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. OpenTSDB

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NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenTSDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureScalable Time Series DBMS based on HBase
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Document storeDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.85
Rank#186  Overall
#17  Graph DBMS
#30  Key-value stores
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score488.57
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.86
Rank#126  Overall
#8  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.graphengine.iowww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.mongodb.comopentsdb.net
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.mongodb.com/­manualopentsdb.net/­docs/­build/­html/­index.html
DeveloperMicrosoftIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MongoDB, Inccurrently maintained by Yahoo and other contributors
Initial release2010201020092011
Current release5.0.5, December 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicensecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.Open Source infoLGPL
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation language.NET and CErlangC++Java
Server operating systems.NEThostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialnumeric data for metrics, strings for tags
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 indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIRESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSONHTTP API
Telnet API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Erlang
Go
Java
Python
R
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningShardingSharding infoPartitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.Sharding infobased on HBase
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
selectable replication factor infobased on HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency infobased on HBase
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanono infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and rolesno
More information provided by the system vendor
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityIBM CloudantMongoDBOpenTSDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB’s application data platform provides developers a unified interface to power...
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Competitive advantagesThe MongoDB platform can be used by developers building transactional, operational,...
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things and Time Series (Bosch, Jaguar Land Rover) Mobile (The Weather...
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Auto Trader, Barclays, BBVA, Bosch, Cisco, CERN,...
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Market metrics175 million downloads, over 1.5M Atlas database clusters under management handling...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Server-Side Public License (SSPL) . Commercial licenses...
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