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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Sequoiadb vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Sequoiadb vs. Transbase

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBCloud-based data warehousing serviceNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQLA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.85
Rank#94  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score2.10
Rank#131  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#257  Overall
#40  Document stores
#119  Relational DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#322  Overall
#145  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousewww.sequoiadb.comwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase.html
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=indexwww.transaction.de/­en/­products/­transbase/­features.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014IBMSequoiadb Ltd.Transaction Software GmbH
Initial release2010201420131987
Current releaseTransbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regexyes
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.nono infoImport/export of XML data possiblenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
proprietary protocol using JSONADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptPL/SQL, SQL PLJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesSource-replica replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDDocument is locked during a transactionyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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