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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. InterSystems Caché

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA multi-model DBMS and application server
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.49
Rank#91  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score3.23
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#49  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.intersystems.com/­products/­cache
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.intersystems.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014InterSystems
Initial release20101997
Current release2018.1.4, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlang
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users, groups and roles

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