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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. OpenQM vs. RDF4J

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. OpenQM vs. RDF4J

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenQM infoalso called QM  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsQpenQM is a high-performance, self-tuning, multi-value DBMSRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeMultivalue DBMSRDF store
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Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score0.39
Rank#254  Overall
#10  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.66
Rank#214  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.openqm.comrdf4j.org
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.openqm.com/­support/­documentationrdf4j.org/­documentation
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Martin PhillipsSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.
Initial release2010201519932004
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.4-12
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoGPLv2, extended commercial license availableOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesJava
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infowith some exceptionsyes infoRDF Schemas
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 indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
Basic
C
Java
Objective C
PHP
Python
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyesyes
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyesnone
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 methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACIDACID infoIsolation support depends on the API used
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as well
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelno
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IBM CloudantJaguarDBOpenQM infoalso called QMRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, time-series data auto-aggregation
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, geospatial data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, IIVI
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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