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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. MarkLogic vs. SwayDB vs. Vertica

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

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonMarkLogic  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparisonVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform  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 storageColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeDocument store
Native XML DBMS
RDF store infoas of version 7
Search engine
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
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
Score9.19
Rank#51  Overall
#8  Document stores
#1  Native XML DBMS
#1  RDF stores
#4  Search engines
Score0.02
Rank#336  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Score19.90
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.marklogic.comswaydb.iowww.vertica.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpdocs.marklogic.comwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.MarkLogic Corp.Simer PlahaVertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release20102015200120182005
Current release2.9.4 September 20189.0, 2017Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono infoAvailable on all major clouds - Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC++Scala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free infoSchema can be enforcedschema-freeyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnoyes
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.nonoyesnoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesnono infoThe concept of 'projections' can be used instead of indexes.
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyes infoSQL92noyes infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
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
ADO.NET
JDBC
Kafka
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
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
C++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes infovia XQuery or JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesnoyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingShardingnoneSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationyesnoneMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infovia Hadoop Connector, HDFS Direct Access and in-database MapReduce jobsnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonononoyes
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 operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
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 levelsnofine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM CloudantJaguarDBMarkLogicSwayDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsThe MarkLogic Multi-Model Database provides the simplest way to integrate data from...
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesThe main benefit of MarkLogic is simplicity. By making things simpler, MarkLogic...
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosMarkLogic’s main use case is the Operational Data Hub . A Data Hub is useful for...
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersMarkLogic has proven results managing mission-critical data with over 1,000 global...
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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Market metricsMarkLogic is well known within the Fortune 1000, with a strong presence in financial...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMarkLogic provides a variety of licenses and cloud services: MarkLogic Data Hub Service...
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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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