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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonRocksDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBEmbeddable persistent key-value store optimized for fast storage (flash and RAM)
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.11
Rank#110  Overall
#21  Document stores
Score4.52
Rank#83  Overall
#10  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­cloudantrocksdb.org
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantgithub.com/­facebook/­rocksdb/­wiki
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Facebook, Inc.
Initial release20102013
Current release8.10.0, December 2023
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenono
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 SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIC++ API
Java API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C
C++
Go
Java
Perl
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleyes
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
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno

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