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System Properties Comparison IBM Cloudant vs. VelocityDB

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NameIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonVelocityDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBA .NET Object Database that can be embedded/distributed and extended to a graph data model (VelocityGraph)
Primary database modelDocument storeGraph DBMS
Object oriented DBMS
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Score3.85
Rank#94  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#331  Overall
#35  Graph DBMS
#17  Object oriented DBMS
Websitewww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantvelocitydb.com
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudantvelocitydb.com/­UserGuide
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014VelocityDB Inc
Initial release20102011
Current release7.x
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC#
Server operating systemshostedAny that supports .NET
Data schemeschema-freeyes
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 indexesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnono
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.Net
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptno
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
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 possibleACID
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 databaseBased on Windows Authentication

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