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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TimescaleDB

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. TimescaleDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonTimescaleDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA time series DBMS optimized for fast ingest and complex queries, based on PostgreSQL
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.71
Rank#89  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#348  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score5.68
Rank#65  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score3.96
Rank#84  Overall
#5  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.timescale.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phphelp.sap.com/­sql-anywheredocs.timescale.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.SAP infoformerly SybaseTimescale
Initial release2010201519922017
Current release2.9.4 September 201817, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesC
Server operating systemshostedLinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesnumerics, strings, booleans, arrays, JSON blobs, geospatial dimensions, currencies, binary data, other complex data types
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.nonoyesyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersyesyes infofull PostgreSQL SQL syntax
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java infoJDBC
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perluser defined functions, PL/pgSQL, PL/Tcl, PL/Perl, PL/Python, PL/Java, PL/PHP, PL/R, PL/Ruby, PL/Scheme, PL/Unix shell
Triggersyesnoyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneyes, across time and space (hash partitioning) attributes
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationSource-replica replication infoDatabase mirroringSource-replica replication with hot standby and reads on replicas info
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACIDACID
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.nonoyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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IBM CloudantJaguarDBSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereTimescaleDB
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, time-series data auto-aggregation
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Timescale is the creator of TimescaleDB , the first open-source relational database...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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TimescaleDB is purpose-built to scale and handle time-series data workloads and is...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, geospatial data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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DevOps and Infrastructure Monitoring All monitoring data is time-series data. Efficiently...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, IIVI
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TransferWise, Maersk, AppDynamics, Walmart, Comcast, LaunchDarkly, IBM, NOV, Cisco,...
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Market metricsAdvertising awareness, installed base, brand image, market share
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With over 9,000 GitHub stars and growing, 600,000 active databases, and an active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFree-trial license, per-node license, and subscription license.
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TimescaleDB comes in 3 versions, including fully managed Cloud-hosted solutions*,...
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