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DBMS > Apache Drill vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Sequoiadb

System Properties Comparison Apache Drill vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Sequoiadb

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NameApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonSequoiadb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceNewSQL database with distributed OLTP and SQL
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document store
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score3.46
Rank#97  Overall
#18  Document stores
#49  Relational DBMS
Score32.01
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.39
Rank#249  Overall
#36  Document stores
#116  Relational DBMS
Websitedrill.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.sequoiadb.com
Technical documentationdrill.apache.org/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.sequoiadb.com/­en/­index.php?m=Files&a=index
DeveloperApache Software FoundationMicrosoftSequoiadb Ltd.
Initial release201220142013
Current release1.17.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercialOpen Source infoServer: AGPL; Client: Apache V2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyes infooid, date, timestamp, binary, regex
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.nono
Secondary indexesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
proprietary protocol using JSON
Supported programming languagesC++.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScriptJavaScript
TriggersnoJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionDocument is locked during a transaction
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentDepending on the underlying data sourceyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.Depending on the underlying data sourceno
User concepts infoAccess controlDepending on the underlying data sourceAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelsimple password-based access control

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