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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. Infobright vs. MariaDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. Infobright vs. MariaDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInfobright  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBHigh performant column-oriented DBMS for analytic workloads using MySQL or PostgreSQL as a frontendMySQL application compatible open source RDBMS, enhanced with high availability, security, interoperability and performance capabilities. MariaDB ColumnStore provides a column-oriented storage engine and MariaDB Xpand supports distributed SQL.A fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith OQGraph storage engine
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#162  Overall
#79  Relational DBMS
Score104.36
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.ignitetech.com/­infobright-dbmariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
victoriametrics.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­librarydocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Ignite Technologies Inc.; formerly InfoBright Inc.MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
VictoriaMetrics
Initial release2010200520092018
Current release10.6.5, November 2021v1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoThe open source (GPLv2) version did not support inserts/updates/deletes and was discontinued with July 2016Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangCC and C++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic columns are supported
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesno infoKnowledge Grid Technology used insteadyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes infowith proprietary extensionsno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Eiffel
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes infoPL/SQL compatibility added with version 10.3no
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Synchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID infonot for MyISAM storage engineno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engineyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infowith MEMORY storage engineno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard infoexploiting MySQL or PostgreSQL frontend capabilitiesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IBM CloudantInfobrightMariaDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsMariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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High performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesMariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Specifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWeb, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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When the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersDeutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Grammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metricsMariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in two versions: an open source version and an Enterprise version....
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