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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. STSdb vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSTSdb  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBKey-Value Store with special method for indexing infooptimized for high performance using a special indexing methodA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value storeTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.76
Rank#87  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score0.05
Rank#321  Overall
#49  Key-value stores
Score0.56
Rank#233  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­STSSoft/­STSdb4victoriametrics.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014STS Soft SCVictoriaMetrics
Initial release201020112018
Current release4.0.8, September 2015v1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPLv2, commercial license availableOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC#Go
Server operating systemshostedWindowsFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoprimitive types and user defined types (classes)
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 SQLnonono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client APIGraphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C#
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptnono
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblenono
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseno
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IBM CloudantSTSdbVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsHigh performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSpecifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWhen the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in two versions: an open source version and an Enterprise version....
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