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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. MarkLogic vs. SwayDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsOperational and transactional Enterprise NoSQL databaseAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Key-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#54  Key-value stores
Score9.85
Rank#50  Overall
#9  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score0.02
Rank#341  Overall
#52  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.marklogic.comswaydb.io
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.marklogic.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.MarkLogic Corp.Simer Plaha
Initial release2010201520012018
Current release2.9.4 September 20189.0, 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesno
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.nonoyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infoSQL92no
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Java API
Node.js Client API
ODBC
proprietary Optic API infoProprietary Query API, introduced with version 9
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
WebDAV
XDBC
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptno
Triggersyesnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID infocan act as a resource manager in an XA/JTA transactionAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes, with Range Indexesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsRole-based access control at the document and subdocument levelsno

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