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System Properties Comparison Amazon DocumentDB vs. Impala vs. InfluxDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameAmazon DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonImpala  Xexclude from comparisonInfluxDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed MongoDB-compatible database serviceAnalytic DBMS for HadoopDBMS for storing time series, events and metricsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMS infowith GEO packageSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.44
Rank#142  Overall
#23  Document stores
Score18.68
Rank#38  Overall
#23  Relational DBMS
Score28.52
Rank#28  Overall
#1  Time Series DBMS
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­documentdbwww.cloudera.com/­products/­open-source/­apache-hadoop/­impala.htmlwww.influxdata.com/­products/­influxdb-overviewazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationaws.amazon.com/­documentdb/­resourcesdocs.cloudera.com/­documentation/­enterprise/­latest/­topics/­impala.htmldocs.influxdata.com/­influxdbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperClouderaMicrosoft
Initial release2019201320132014
Current release3.4.0, April 20202.0.8, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoMIT-License; commercial enterprise version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++Go
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X infothrough Homebrew
hosted
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesNumeric data and Stringsyes infoJSON types
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsproprietary protocol using JSON (MongoDB compatible)JDBC
ODBC
HTTP API
JSON over UDP
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
All languages supporting JDBC/ODBC.Net
Clojure
Erlang
Go
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Rust
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infouser defined functions and integration of map-reducenoJavaScript
TriggersnononoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoin enterprise version onlySharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-availability zones for high availability, asynchronous replication for up to 15 read replicasselectable replication factorselectable replication factor infoin enterprise version onlyyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yes infoquery execution via MapReducenowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infotypically not used, however similar functionality with DBRef possiblenonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-document operationsnonoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoDepending on used storage engine
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesAccess rights for users, groups and roles infobased on Apache Sentry and Kerberossimple rights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Amazon DocumentDBImpalaInfluxDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsInfluxData is the creator of InfluxDB , the open source time series database. It...
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Competitive advantagesTime to Value An end-to-end platform, InfluxData is ready to go on the cloud or via...
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Typical application scenariosIoT & Sensor Monitoring Instrumentation of every available surface in the material...
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Key customersInfluxData has over 630 paying customers, including IBM, PayPal, Siemens Tesla and...
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Market metricsFastest growing database to garnish 17,000 github stars Over 260,000 daily active...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen source core with closed source clustering available either on-premise or on...
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