Cloudant vs Datomic Cloud: What are the differences?
Developers describe Cloudant as "Distributed database-as-a-service (DBaaS) for web & mobile apps". Cloudant’s distributed database as a service (DBaaS) allows developers of fast-growing web and mobile apps to focus on building and improving their products, instead of worrying about scaling and managing databases on their own. On the other hand, Datomic Cloud is detailed as "General-purpose fully ACID transactional database made specifically to run on and leverage AWS". A transactional database with a flexible data model, elastic scaling, and rich queries. Datomic is designed from the ground up to run on AWS. Datomic leverages AWS technology, including DynamoDB, S3, EFS, and CloudFormation to provide a fully integrated solution.
Cloudant and Datomic Cloud can be categorized as "NoSQL Database as a Service" tools.
Some of the features offered by Cloudant are:
- Managed- Cloudant's big data experts monitor your data 24/7 to ensure its high availability and safety.
- Distributed Multi-Master Database- All read and write transactions can be synced across Cloudant's global data network without global locks, providing true high availability of your data.
- Geo-load Balancing- To keep latency low, our geo-load balancing infrastructure routes requests to the copies of the data that are geographically closest to the requestor.
On the other hand, Datomic Cloud provides the following key features:
- Reliability and Availability