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

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_Vista  Xexclude from comparisonRealm  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBRDBMS with a small footprint, either embedded into an application or used as a database serverA DBMS built for use on mobile devices that’s a fast, easy to use alternative to SQLite and Core Data
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.11
Rank#89  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.55
Rank#228  Overall
#110  Relational DBMS
Score9.79
Rank#44  Overall
#7  Document stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantraima.comrealm.io
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.raima.comrealm.io/­docs
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Raima Inc.Realm, acquired by MongoDB in May 2019
Initial release201019842014
Current release14.1
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC
Server operating systemshostedAndroid
HP-UX
Integrity RTOS
iOS
Linux
OS X
QNX
Solaris
VxWorks
Windows
Android
Backend: server-less
iOS
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.nono infoExporting/Importing of XML structures possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Objective-C
PL/SQL
.Net
Java infowith Android only
Objective-C
React Native
Swift
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infobased on the ANSI/ISO SQL Persistent Stored Modules (PSM) specificationno inforuns within the applications so server-side scripts are unnecessary
Triggersyesyesyes infoChange Listeners
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno
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 lockingyes, 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.noyesyes infoIn-Memory realm
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoyes
More information provided by the system vendor
IBM CloudantRaima Database Manager infoformerly named db_VistaRealm
Specific characteristicsNow a part of MongoDB Data Platform , Realm Database is the fast, easy to use, and...
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Competitive advantagesRealm ensures offline-first functionality, meaning apps run smoothly and deliver...
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Typical application scenariosMobile Consumer Apps First-Line Worker Apps
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Key customersCathay Pacific Royal Carribbean Cruise Lines Open Source Database powers apps built...
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Market metricsUsed by 100,000+ developers 2 bn installs Currently used in 40k+ applications in...
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Licensing and pricing modelsRealm database is licensed under the Apache License v2.0.
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News

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8 October 2020

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1 October 2020

Raima Expands Their Reseller Network in Asia
19 May 2020

Raima and MontaVista announce strategic partnership
14 May 2020

Intelligence of Things with Raima at MWC Barcelona and Embedded World 2020
11 February 2020

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