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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. InfinityDB vs. JaguarDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfinityDB  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA Java embedded Key-Value Store which extends the Java Map interfacePerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applications
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.41
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.10
Rank#312  Overall
#47  Key-value stores
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantboilerbay.comwww.datajaguar.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantboilerbay.com/­infinitydb/­manualwww.datajaguar.com/­support.php
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Boiler Bay Inc.DataJaguar, Inc.
Initial release201020022015
Current release4.02.9.4 September 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languages
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infonested virtual Java Maps, multi-value, logical ‘tuple space’ runtime Schema upgradeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoall Java primitives, Date, CLOB, BLOB, huge sparse arraysyes
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 indexesyesno infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggers
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIAccess via java.util.concurrent.ConcurrentNavigableMap Interface
Proprietary API to InfinityDB ItemSpace (boilerbay.com/­docs/­ItemSpaceDataStructures.htm)
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneMulti-source replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency infoREAD-COMMITTED or SERIALIZEDEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infomanual creation possible, using inversions based on multi-value capabilityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID infoOptimistic locking for transactions; no isolation for bulk loadsno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenorights management via user accounts
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IBM CloudantInfinityDBJaguarDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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