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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. OpenEdge
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|Name||IBM Cloudant Xexclude from comparison||MongoDB Xexclude from comparison||OpenEdge Xexclude from comparison|
|Description||Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDB||One of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructure||Application development environment with integrated database management system|
|Primary database model||Document store||Document store||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Spatial DBMS|
Search engine integrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS Time Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
|Developer||IBM, Apache Software Foundation IBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014||MongoDB, Inc||Progress Software Corporation|
|Current release||6.0.1, August 2022||OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial||Open Source MongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.||commercial|
|Cloud-based only Only available as a cloud service||yes||no MongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)||no|
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|Server operating systems||hosted||Linux|
|Data scheme||schema-free||schema-free Although schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.||yes|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||no||yes string, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatial||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no||yes|
|SQL Support of SQL||no||Read-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BI||yes close to SQL 92|
|APIs and other access methods||RESTful HTTP/JSON API||proprietary protocol using JSON||JDBC|
|Supported programming languages||C#|
|Actionscript unofficial driver|
Clojure unofficial driver
ColdFusion unofficial driver
D unofficial driver
Dart unofficial driver
Delphi unofficial driver
Groovy unofficial driver
Lisp unofficial driver
Lua unofficial driver
MatLab unofficial driver
PowerShell unofficial driver
Prolog unofficial driver
R unofficial driver
Smalltalk unofficial driver
|Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)|
|Triggers||yes||yes in MongoDB Atlas only||yes|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding||Sharding Partitioned by hashed, ranged, or zoned sharding keys. Live resharding allows users to change their shard keys as an online operation with zero downtime.||horizontal partitioning since Version 11.4|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Multi-source replication|
|Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes||yes||no|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Eventual Consistency||Eventual Consistency|
Immediate Consistency can be individually decided for each write operation
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||no||no typically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possible||yes|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||no atomic operations within a document possible||Multi-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolation||ACID|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes Optimistic locking||yes||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes||yes optional, enabled by default||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no||yes In-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2||no|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users can be defined per database||Access rights for users and roles||Users and groups|
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