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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.33
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantquestdb.io
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014QuestDB Limited
Initial release20102014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Configurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per database
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IBM CloudantQuestDB
Specific characteristicsRelational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesReal-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosApplication metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0.
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