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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Spark SQL

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Spark SQL

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  Xexclude from comparisonSpark SQL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBPerformant, highly scalable DBMS for AI and IoT applicationsSpark SQL is a component on top of 'Spark Core' for structured data processing
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.41
Rank#90  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.01
Rank#346  Overall
#55  Key-value stores
Score20.56
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comspark.apache.org/­sql
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpspark.apache.org/­docs/­latest/­sql-programming-guide.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Apache Software Foundation
Initial release201020152014
Current release2.9.4 September 20183.1.1, March 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++ infothe server part. Clients available in other languagesScala
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoA subset of ANSI SQL is implemented infobut no views, foreign keys, triggersSQL-like DML and DDL statements
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Java
Python
R
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingyes, utilizing Spark Core
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsno
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IBM CloudantJaguarDBSpark SQL
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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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, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, 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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