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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. searchxml vs. Trafodion

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonTrafodion  Xexclude from comparison
Apache Trafodion has been retired in 2021. Therefore it is excluded from the DB-Engines Ranking.
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverTransactional SQL-on-Hadoop DBMS
Primary database modelDocument storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.68
Rank#106  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#383  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#25  Search engines
Websitewww.ibm.com/­products/­cloudantwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productstrafodion.apache.org
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutstrafodion.apache.org/­documentation.html
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014informationpartners gmbhApache Software Foundation, originally developed by HP
Initial release201020152014
Current release1.02.3.0, February 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageErlangC++C++, Java
Server operating systemshostedWindowsLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIRESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyes infoon the application serverJava Stored Procedures
Triggersyesnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
yes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsyes, via HBase
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnoyes infovia user defined functions and HBase
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possiblemultiple readers, single writerACID
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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