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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. TempoIQ

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. TempoIQ

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonTempoIQ infoformerly TempoDB  Xexclude from comparison
TempoIQ seems to be decommissioned. It will be removed from the DB-Engines ranking.
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDatabase as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerScalable analytics DBMS for sensor data, provided as a service (SaaS)
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.84
Rank#88  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score83.25
Rank#14  Overall
#9  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasetempoiq.com (offline)
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sql
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftTempoIQ
Initial release201020102012
Current releaseV12
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesyes
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-free
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptTransact SQLno
Triggersyesyesyes infoRealtime Alerts
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDno
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 databasefine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple authentication-based access control

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