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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. Oracle Rdb vs. SWC-DB

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. Oracle Rdb vs. SWC-DB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSWide column store
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
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Score2.75
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Document stores
Score1.14
Rank#178  Overall
#80  Relational DBMS
Score0.08
Rank#364  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­cloudantwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb.htmlgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­rdb-doc.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Oracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)Alex Kashirin
Initial release201019842020
Current release7.4.1.1, 20210.5, April 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedHP Open VMSLinux
Data schemeschema-freeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIProprietary protocol
Thrift
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleyes, on a single node
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per database

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