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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. LMDB vs. SwayDB vs. YugabyteDB

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. LMDB vs. SwayDB vs. YugabyteDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonLMDB  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsA high performant, light-weight, embedded key-value database libraryAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storageHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeKey-value storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#57  Key-value stores
Score2.25
Rank#115  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.symas.com/­symas-embedded-database-lmdbswaydb.iowww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.SymasSimer PlahaYugabyte Inc.
Initial release20102015201120182017
Current release2.9.4 September 20180.9.29, March 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open SourceOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesCScalaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesnoyes
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.nonononono
Secondary indexesyesyesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnonoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
CJava
Kotlin
Scala
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnononoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesnononoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnonenoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnonenoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACIDAtomic execution of operationsDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsnonoyes
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IBM CloudantJaguarDBLMDBSwayDBYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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