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DBMS > Apache Phoenix vs. GridDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison Apache Phoenix vs. GridDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataHigh performance Time Series DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMSSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.01
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score1.23
Rank#159  Overall
#11  Time Series DBMS
Score8.98
Rank#54  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score40.22
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orggriddb.netkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgdocs.griddb.netcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationToshiba CorporationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoft
Initial release201420132000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 20032014
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20194.6, February 20213.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++q
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
LinuxLinux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampyesyes 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.nonoyes
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)SQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBCProprietary protocolHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Go
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
C
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Go
J
Java
JavaScript
Lua
MatLab
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsnouser defined functionsJavaScript
Triggersnoyesyes infowith viewsJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACID at container levelnoMulti-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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
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Apache PhoenixGridDBKdb+Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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