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IBM Cloudant System Properties

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NameIBM Cloudant
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB
Primary database modelDocument store
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Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudant
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release2010
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno
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.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScript
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possible
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic locking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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