About This Constellation ShortList™

This ShortList presents Constellation’s pick of NoSQL databases (including document databases, key-value stores, column stores and graph databases) that are available both as software and as services across leading public clouds. This combination provides the best advantages of cloud computing while avoiding lock-in and fostering hybrid-deployment and cloud portability.

TigerGraph has been added to this ShortList update on the strength of its aggressive growth and the availability and maturation of the TigerGraph Cloud on both Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

Threshold Criteria

Constellation considers the following criteria for these solutions:

  • Available as software for on-premises or hybrid- cloud deployment
  • Available as a cloud service on multiple major public clouds
  • Cloud services are supported by the cloud provider or NoSQL store software provider

The Constellation ShortList™

Constellation evaluates over 20 solutions categorized in this market. This Constellation ShortList is determined by client inquiries, partner conversations, customer references, vendor selection projects, market share and internal research.

  • Cassandra/DataStax
  • Couchbase
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • Tigergraph

Frequency of Evaluation

Each Constellation ShortList will be updated at least once per year. There could be an update after six months, should the analyst deem it necessary.

Evaluation Services

Constellation clients may work with the analyst and research team to conduct a more thorough discussion of this Constellation ShortList. Constellation can also provide guidance in vendor selection and contract negotiation.

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