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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. SwayDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonSwayDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument storeKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.26
Rank#95  Overall
#17  Document stores
Score0.02
Rank#346  Overall
#53  Key-value stores
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantswaydb.io
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Simer Plaha
Initial release20102018
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangScala
Server operating systemshosted
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 API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
Triggersyesno
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
none
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 possibleAtomic execution of operations
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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