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System Properties Comparison AnzoGraph DB vs. FoundationDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. UniData,UniVerse

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NameAnzoGraph DB  Xexclude from comparisonFoundationDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonUniData,UniVerse  Xexclude from comparison
Created as commercial project in 2013, FoundationDB has been acquired by Apple in March 2015 and was withdrawn from the market. As a consequence, the product was removed from the DB-Engines ranking. In April 2018, Apple open-sourced FoundationDB and it therefore reappears in the ranking.
DescriptionScalable graph database built for online analytics and data harmonization with MPP scaling, high-performance analytical algorithms and reasoning, and virtualizationOrdered key-value store. Core features are complimented by layers.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceMultiValue database and application server with SQL mapping layer and meta database capabilities
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
RDF store
Document store infosupported via specific layer
Key-value store
Relational DBMS infosupported via specific SQL-layer
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Multivalue DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.13
Rank#312  Overall
#28  Graph DBMS
#16  RDF stores
Score1.50
Rank#149  Overall
#26  Document stores
#28  Key-value stores
#72  Relational DBMS
Score40.67
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score4.41
Rank#85  Overall
#2  Multivalue DBMS
Websitewww.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzographwww.foundationdb.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2
Technical documentationdocs.cambridgesemantics.com/­anzograph/­userdoc/­home.htmapple.github.io/­foundationdbdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.rocketsoftware.com/­products/­rocket-u2/­documentation
DeveloperCambridge SemanticsFoundationDBMicrosoftRocket Software
Initial release2018201320141985
Current release2.3, January 20216.2.28, November 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C
Server operating systemsLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeSchema-free and OWL/RDFS-schema supportschema-free infosome layers support schemasschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infosome layers support typingyes infoJSON typesoptional
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.no
Secondary indexesnonoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSPARQL and SPARQL* as primary query language. Cypher preview.supported in specific SQL layer onlySQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsApache Mule
gRPC
JDBC
Kafka
OData access for BI tools
OpenCypher
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Java API infoJPA
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
Python
.Net
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
Ruby
Swift
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
Basic infoU2 Basic
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions and aggregatesin SQL-layer onlyJavaScriptyes
TriggersnonoJavaScriptyes infoU2 Basic
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesAutomatic shardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication in MPP-Clusteryesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsKerberos/HDFS data loadingnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency in MPP-ClusterLinearizable consistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno infonot needed in graphsin SQL-layer onlynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID infoconfigurable
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.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights according to SQL-standard and operating system based

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