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DBMS > IBM Cloudant vs. PostGIS vs. Raima Database Manager

System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. PostGIS vs. Raima Database Manager

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBSpatial extension of PostgreSQLRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database server
Primary database modelDocument storeSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.35
Rank#94  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score29.81
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score0.52
Rank#273  Overall
#127  Relational DBMS
#20  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantpostgis.netraima.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantpostgis.net/­documentationdocs.raima.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Raima Inc.
Initial release201020051984
Current release3.3.2, November 202215, June 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangCC
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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 infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possible
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptuser defined functionsyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specification
Triggersyesyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infobased on PostgreSQLhorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infobased on PostgreSQLSource-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 or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)
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.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseyes infobased on PostgreSQLno
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM CloudantPostGISRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista
Specific characteristicsRaima Database Manager (RDM) is an embedded time-series database optimized to run...
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Competitive advantagesDecreased time-to-market Industry-standard interfaces & tools for making your job...
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Typical application scenariosTypical use cases include: Internet of Things (IoT) Embedded In-Memory Database Time-Series...
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Key customersInfor, ABB, The Boeing Company, BAE Systems, Dow Jones, Dun & Bradstreet, Fujitsu,...
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Market metricsOver 30 000 applications developers worldwide have field-tested RDM products More...
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of Raima Database Manager are flexible, so are the...
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