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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Vertica

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. JaguarDB vs. Vertica

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonJaguarDB  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 applicationsColumnar relational DBMS designed to handle modern analytic workloads, enabling fast query performance
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial 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
Score20.16
Rank#35  Overall
#21  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.datajaguar.comwww.vertica.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.datajaguar.com/­support.phpwww.vertica.com/­docs/­10.0.x/­HTML/­Content/­Home.htm
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014DataJaguar, Inc.Vertica / Micro Focus infoprior to that Hewlett Packard
Initial release201020152005
Current release2.9.4 September 2018Vertica 10.0 Software, May 2020
Vertica for SQL on Hadoop 10.0 Software, May 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3.0commercial infoLimited community edition free
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono 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 languages
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes infoUnstructured data can be stored in specific Flex-Tables
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 indexesyesyesno 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 infonearly full SQL99 without support for indexes and triggers
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJDBC
ODBC
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++
Java
Perl
Python
R
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnoyes
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoSegmentation, Projection Segmentation, Hash Segmentation
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replicationMulti-source replication infoCluster level and Object level replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infowith Vertica Connector for Hadoop
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenoACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard; supports Kerberos, LDAP, Ident and hash
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IBM CloudantJaguarDBVertica infoVertica Analytics Platform
Specific characteristicsSQL support, group by, order by, join
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Columnar storage, MPP, Hybrid storage model, Aggressive data compression, High availability,...
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Competitive advantagesExtremely easy to scale-out (in seconds) 100,000 times faster
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Performance at exabyte scale, Deploy anywhere, Open source innovation, Analysis in...
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Typical application scenariosIoT data, time series data, AI data. Any type of numerical data.
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Communication and network analytics, Embedded analytics, Fraud monitoring and Risk...
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Key customersQuantea, 2PiDay, Synqy, SinoLogistics, IIVI
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Abiba Systems, Adform, adMarketplace, AmeriPride, Anritsu, AOL, Avito, Auckland Transport,...
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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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Cost-based models and subscription-based models are available
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