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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. OpenSearch vs. TinkerGraph vs. YugabyteDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOpenSearch  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine forked from Elasticsearch and based on Apache LuceneA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 APIHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument storeSearch engineGraph DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.77
Rank#93  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score8.81
Rank#53  Overall
#5  Search engines
Score0.23
Rank#285  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Score3.38
Rank#100  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­opensearch-project
opensearch.org
tinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlinwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantopensearch.org/­docs/­latestdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Amazon Web ServicesYugabyte Inc.
Initial release2010202120092017
Current release2.2.0, August 20222.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Aiven for OpenSearch: Fully managed open source search and analytics suite including search engine, NoSQL document database, and visualization interface.Yugabyte Cloud is the fully managed database-as-a-service offering of YugabyteDB. Get started quickly, and effortlessly ensure continuous availability and limitless scale of your cloud native applications.
Implementation languageErlangJavaJavaC and C++
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMLinux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free infoFlexible type definitions. Once a type is defined, it is persistentschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes
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 indexesyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIJava API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
TinkerPop 3JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby infoElasticsearch client
Groovy
Java
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
Triggersyesyes infoby using the 'percolation' featurenoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yesnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoSynchronous doc based replication. Get by ID may show delays up to 1 sec. Configurable write consistency: one, quorum, allnoneStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphsyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenonoDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesnoyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesoptionalyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoyes
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IBM CloudantOpenSearchTinkerGraphYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsYugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesPostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosSystems of record and engagement for cloud native applications that require resilience,...
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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