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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. OpenEdge

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. MongoDB vs. OpenEdge

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonOpenEdge  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBOne of the most popular document stores available both as a fully managed cloud service and for deployment on self-managed infrastructureApplication development environment with integrated database management system
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
Search engine infointegrated Lucene index, currently in MongoDB Atlas only.
Time Series DBMS infoTime Series Collections introduced in Release 5.0
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.41
Rank#90  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score455.18
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score4.28
Rank#94  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantwww.mongodb.comwww.progress.com/­openedge
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdocumentation.progress.com/­output/­ua/­OpenEdge_latest
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MongoDB, IncProgress Software Corporation
Initial release201020091984
Current release6.0.1, August 2022OpenEdge 12.2, March 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMongoDB 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 infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)no
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoAlthough 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 infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyes infoclose to SQL 92
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIproprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Actionscript infounofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infounofficial driver
ColdFusion infounofficial driver
D infounofficial driver
Dart infounofficial driver
Delphi infounofficial driver
Erlang
Go
Groovy infounofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infounofficial driver
Lua infounofficial driver
MatLab infounofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infounofficial driver
Prolog infounofficial driver
Python
R infounofficial driver
Ruby
Rust
Scala
Smalltalk infounofficial driver
Swift
Progress proprietary ABL (Advanced Business Language)
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes infoin MongoDB Atlas onlyyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoPartitioned 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 infosince Version 11.4
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-Source deployments with MongoDB Atlas Global Clusters
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptional, enabled by defaultyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights for users and rolesUsers and groups

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