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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. Interbase vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. Interbase vs. TinkerGraph

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
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Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score6.37
Rank#64  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#296  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasetinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbase
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Embarcadero
Initial release201019842009
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangCJava
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.nono infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageno
Triggersyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Interbase Change Viewsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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