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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. MariaDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMariaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsMySQL 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.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational 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
Score3.12
Rank#91  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#334  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score96.37
Rank#12  Overall
#8  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.commariadb.com infoSite of MariaDB Corporation
mariadb.org infoSite of MariaDB Foundation
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpmariadb.com/­kb/­en/­library
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.MariaDB Corporation Ab (MariaDB Enterprise),
MariaDB Foundation (community MariaDB Server) infoThe lead developer Monty Widenius is the original author of MySQL
Initial release201020152009
Current release2.9.4 September 201810.5.9 , February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPL version 2, commercial enterprise subscription available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC and C++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxFreeBSD
Linux
Solaris
Windows infoColumnStore storage engine not available on Windows
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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infowith proprietary extensions
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
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 10.3
Triggersyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingseveral options for horizontal partitioning and Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID infonot for MyISAM storage engine
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infonot for in-memory storage engine
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes infowith MEMORY storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IBM CloudantJaguarDBMariaDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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MariaDB is the most powerful open source relational database – modern SQL and JSON...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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MariaDB has many features unavailable in other open source relational databases....
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Web, SaaS and Cloud operational/transactional applications that require high availability,...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Deutsche Bank, DBS Bank, Nasdaq, Red Hat, ServiceNow, Verizon and Walgreens Featured...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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MariaDB is the default database in the LAMP stack supplied by Red Hat and SUSE Linux,...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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