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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. QuestDB vs. SiriDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparisonSiriDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA high performance open source SQL database for time series dataOpen Source Time Series DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
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Score3.47
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score1.19
Rank#161  Overall
#12  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantquestdb.iosiridb.net
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantquestdb.io/­docs/­introductiondocs.siridb.net
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014QuestDB LimitedCesbit
Initial release201020142017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoMIT License
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangJavaC
Server operating systemshostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocolyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyes infoNumeric data
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 indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
C
C++
Go
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)Sharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Configurable consistency for N replicasyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACID for single-table writesno
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.noyes infothrough memory mapped filesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasesimple rights management via user accounts
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IBM CloudantQuestDBSiriDB
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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