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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. TinkerGraph

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
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Score3.55
Rank#96  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.20
Rank#289  Overall
#23  Graph DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudanttinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudant
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014
Initial release20102009
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageErlangJava
Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes
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 APITinkerPop 3
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
Groovy
Java
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesoptional
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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