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System Properties Comparison MongoDB vs. NuoDB vs. VoltDB

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NameMongoDB  Xexclude from comparisonNuoDB  Xexclude from comparisonVoltDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOne of the most popular document storesNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactionsDistributed In-Memory NewSQL RDBMS infoUsed for OLTP applications with a high frequency of relatively simple transactions, that can hold all their data in memory
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score401.98
Rank#5  Overall
#1  Document stores
Score1.10
Rank#145  Overall
#74  Relational DBMS
Score2.25
Rank#107  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.mongodb.comwww.nuodb.comwww.voltdb.com
Technical documentationdocs.mongodb.com/­manualdoc.nuodb.comdocs.voltdb.com
DeveloperMongoDB, IncNuoDB, Inc.VoltDB Inc.
Initial release200920132010
Current release4.0.8, March 20198.4, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMongoDB Inc.'s Server Side Public License v1. Prior versions were published under GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses are also available.commercial infolimited edition freeOpen Source infoAGPL for Community Edition, commercial license for Enterprise, AWS, and Pro Editions
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceno infoMongoDB available as DBaaS (MongoDB Atlas)nono
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Implementation languageC++C++Java, C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted infoAmazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
OS X infofor development
Data schemeschema-free infoAlthough schema-free, documents of the same collection often follow the same structure. Optionally impose all or part of a schema by defining a JSON schema.yesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, integer, double, decimal, boolean, date, object_id, geospatialyesyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLRead-only SQL queries via the MongoDB Connector for BIyesyes infoonly a subset of SQL 99
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSONJDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
JDBC
Supported programming languagesActionscript infoinofficial driver
C
C#
C++
Clojure infoinofficial driver
ColdFusion infoinofficial driver
D infoinofficial driver
Dart infoinofficial driver
Delphi infoinofficial driver
Erlang
Go infoinofficial driver
Groovy infoinofficial driver
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp infoinofficial driver
Lua infoinofficial driver
MatLab infoinofficial driver
Perl
PHP
PowerShell infoinofficial driver
Prolog infoinofficial driver
Python
R infoinofficial driver
Ruby
Scala
Smalltalk infoinofficial driver
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
C++
Erlang infonot officially supported
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptJava, SQLJava
Triggersnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/writtenSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationyes infoManaged transparently by NuoDBMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be individually decided for each write operation
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possibleyesno infoFOREIGN KEY constraints are not supported
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-document ACID Transactions with snapshot isolationACID infotunable commit protocolACID infoTransactions are executed single-threaded within stored procedures
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoMVCCyes infoData access is serialized by the server
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infooptionalyesyes infoSnapshots and command logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoIn-memory storage engine introduced with MongoDB version 3.2yes infoTemporary table
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative UsersUsers and roles with access to stored procedures
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MongoDBNuoDBVoltDB
Specific characteristicsMongoDB is the next-generation database that helps businesses transform their industries...
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Horizontal scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible,...
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Competitive advantagesBy offering the best of traditional databases as well as the flexibility, scale,...
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NuoDB is a scale-out SQL RDBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture....
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Typical application scenariosInternet of Things (Bosch, Silver Spring Networks) Mobile (The Weather Channel, ADP,...
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Operational / OLTP database workloads in data centers or public clouds
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Key customersADP, Adobe, Amadeus, AstraZeneca, Barclays, BBVA, Bond, Bosch, Cisco, CERN, City...
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Dassault Systemes, Santander, Temenos
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Market metrics40 million downloads (growing at 30 thousand downloads per day). 6,600+ customers....
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Fast growing commercial and enterprise customer base IDC Innovators: Dynamically...
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Licensing and pricing modelsMongoDB database server: Free Software Foundation's GNU AGPL v3.0. Commercial licenses...
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Subscription-based pricing with free community edition and commercial enterprise...
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