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DescriptionNuoDB is a webscale distributed database that supports SQL and ACID transactions
Database modelRelational DBMS
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Rank#128  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Technical documentationdoc.nuodb.com
DeveloperNuoDB, Inc.
Initial release2013
License Commercial or Open Sourcecommercial limited edition free
Cloud-based Only available as a cloud serviceno
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshosted Amazon EC2, Windows Azure, SoftLayer
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.no
Secondary indexesyes
SQL Support of (almost entire) SQL standard (DML, DDL and DCL statements)yes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
JavaScript (Node.js)
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresJava, SQL
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesdata is dynamically stored/cached on the nodes where it is read/written
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes Managed transparently by NuoDB
MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno
Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID tunable commit protocol
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes MVCC
Durability Support for making data persistentyes
In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes Temporary table
User concepts Access controlStandard SQL roles/ privileges, Administrative Users
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Specific characteristics

Elastic scale-out, continuous availability, multi-tenant support, ANSI SQL compatible, ACID compliant, administrative tier

Competitive advantages

NuoDB is a scale-out SQL DBMS based on a Durable Distributed Caching (DDC) architecture. It uniquely provides elastic scale-out performance, continuous availability, and flexible schema features needed to deliver the benefits of cloud deployment.

Typical application scenarios

Operational database workloads in data centers or public clouds

Key customers

Dassault Systèmes, Kodiak, CauseSquare, WideOrbit, UAE Exchange

Market metrics
  • Fast growing user base with over 13,000 (unique) developers
  • Fast growing commercial customer base                                                             
  • Placed on 2013 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational DBMS
  • Numerous awards including Gartner 2013 Cool Vendor, Red Herring Top 100 North America, DBTA Top 100, TiE 50, and AlwaysOn
Licensing and pricing models

Subscription-based pricing with free and commercial editions


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