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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Kdb+

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Kdb+

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsHigh performance Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.18
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.06
Rank#332  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score8.10
Rank#51  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comkx.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpcode.kx.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Kx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plc
Initial release201020152000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 2003
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infofree 32-bit version
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesq
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like query language (q)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnouser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes infowith views
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processing
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsrights management via user accounts
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IBM CloudantJaguarDBKdb+
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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