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Cloudant vs. Postgres

Cloudant Postgres + Add column
Description Document-oriented database Relational Database System
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Operating system
Programming language
Website cloudant.​com www.​postgresql.​org
Database model
Query language
Transactions Conditional Yes
Unicode Yes Yes
Referential integrity No Yes
Sharding Yes No
Replication Yes Yes
Map and reduce Yes No
Revision control Yes Yes
Atomicity Yes Yes
Consistency No Yes
Isolation Yes Yes
Durability (data storage) Yes Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes Yes
Integrity model
Software distribution
Full text search Yes Yes
Preference (44% global votes) (78% global votes)
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Documentation level ★★★★★ ★★★★★
RESTful Yes ?
TTL for entries Yes No
Value size max. 64 MB ?
Conditional entry updates Yes Yes
Composite keys Yes Yes
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Compression Yes Yes
Real time analytics Yes Yes
Shared nothing architecture Yes Yes
Web interface Yes Yes
API Good ?
Secondary Indexes Yes Yes
Graph support No ?
Embeddable Yes No
Geospatial Indexes Yes Yes
Locking model
Data storage
Replication mode
Native driver
Cloud platform support
Data types
Function Based Index No Yes
Log Yes Yes
Implementation flexibility (75% global votes) (0% global votes)
Backup functionality Good ?
Query Cache Yes Yes
Ease of use ★★★★★ ★★★★☆
Siblings Yes ?
In-Place Update Yes Yes
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Open Source Yes Yes
Perfomance ★★★★☆ ★★★★★
Cloud-enabled Yes ?
Geospatial Yes Yes
JSON Yes Yes
Geo-distributed Yes ?
Re-Reduce Yes ?
Fully Distributed Yes ?
Auto-Sharding Yes ?
Free edition Yes Yes
No ?
:) Yes ?
Monitoring UI Yes ?
bullshit compliance Yes ?
Admin interface? Yes ?
Extension/Plug-in ? Yes
Multilingual content ? Yes
Price rating ? ★★★★★
WYSIWYG-Editor ? No
Standard compliance ? Yes
Lines of code ? 733 k
Database Connection Pooling ? Yes
Creation Date ? 1989
Community Driven ? Good
Data encryption ? Yes
Online backup ? Yes
Partial Index ? Yes
Download ? www.​postgresql.​org/​download/​
Sorts ? Yes
Tuneable write concerns ? Yes
Triggers ? Yes
Materialized Views ? Yes
Spring Data Support ? Yes
Text Analytics ? Yes
Server Side Java Script ? Yes
Stored Procedure ? Yes
SQL Queries ? Yes
Network datatype ? Yes
CLI` ? Yes
But can you use it on a cold rainy night in stoke? ? Yes
Does your boss understand it? ? Yes
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