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. The list of vendors included on this ShortList remains unchanged since its publication in January 2021.

Threshold Criteria

Constellation considers the following criteria for these solutions:

  • Available as software for on-premises/ private-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
  • Demonstrates ongoing customer growth and product advancement

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 is updated at least once per year. Updates may occur after six months if deemed necessary.

Evaluation Services

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

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