DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

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

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache Phoenix  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA scale-out RDBMS with evolutionary schema built on Apache HBaseHigh performance Time Series DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.39
Rank#94  Overall
#47  Relational DBMS
Score7.96
Rank#52  Overall
#2  Time Series DBMS
Score32.97
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score5.28
Rank#70  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitephoenix.apache.orgkx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationphoenix.apache.orgcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperApache Software FoundationKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release20142000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320142012
Current release5.0-HBase2, July 2018 and 4.15-HBase1, December 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaq
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeyes infolate-bound, schema-on-read capabilitiesyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJDBCHTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Scala
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
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsuser defined functionsJavaScriptno
Triggersnoyes infowith viewsJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Source-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsHadoop integrationno infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionoptimistic locking
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.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess Control Lists (using HBase ACL) for RBAC, integration with Apache Ranger for RBAC & ABAC, multi-tenancyrights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache PhoenixKdb+Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
Specific characteristicsIntegrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
» more
Competitive advantagesprovides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
» more
Typical application scenariostick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
» more
Key customersGoldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
» more
Market metricskdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsupon request
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Apache PhoenixKdb+Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMicrosoft Azure Table Storage
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

show all

Recent citations in the news

The Apache Software Foundation Announces the 10th Anniversary of Apache® HBase™
13 May 2020, GlobeNewswire

Apache Phoenix Now HBase 2.0 Compatible
20 July 2018, iProgrammer

Cloudera adds operational database to cloud service
17 September 2020, ZDNet

Developing Python Applications Against Apache Phoenix (HBase)
30 September 2016, DZone News

About Maria Pospelova
14 July 2020, TechBeacon

provided by Google News

Global Time Series Databases Software Market Expected To Reach Highest CAGR By 2026: InfluxData, Trendalyze, Amazon Timestream, DataStax, Prometheus etc. – Reviewindependent
25 January 2021, Reviewindependent

Kx Systems releases SaaS version of kdb+
27 March 2018, Finextra

Time Series Databases Software Market Size 2021 Analysis, Growth, Vendors, Drivers, Challenges With Forecast To 2027 – NeighborWebSJ
23 January 2021, NeighborWebSJ

Kx announces the availability of kdb+ on Google Cloud Launcher
12 June 2018, Bobsguide

Kx extends use of world's fastest time series database kdb+ with on-demand offering for cloud and on-premises
27 March 2018, Bobsguide

provided by Google News

Microsoft Announces a New Pricing Model Option for Azure Cosmos DB and More Capabilities
3 June 2020, InfoQ.com

Microsoft and Tanla announce the launch of Wisely, a blockchain-enabled communications platform-as-a-service
21 January 2021, MSPoweruser

Microsoft introduces major Azure Cosmos DB changes
29 May 2020, TechRadar

Tanla partners Microsoft to launch ‘Wisely’
20 January 2021, The Hindu

Using Entity Framework Core with Azure SQL DB and Azure Cosmos DB | Azure Friday - Microsoft
23 October 2020, Channel 9

provided by Google News

Writing the results from an Intune executed Powershell script to Azure Table Storage
10 May 2020, stopthefud

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net
14 January 2019, InfoWorld

Load data from Azure Blob storage into Azure SQL - Microsoft
23 April 2020, Channel 9

Azure Improves Table Storage Paging
14 October 2014, Visual Studio Magazine

Table API for Azure Cosmos DB | Azure Friday - Microsoft
10 August 2017, Channel 9

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Solutions Consultant
Cloudera, Illinois

Director of Engineering - Operational Database
Cloudera, Santa Clara, CA

Solutions Architect
Raytheon Intelligence & Space, Dulles, VA

Solutions Architect - Federal
Cloudera, Maryland

Solutions Architect
Cloudera, Texas

Associate
Morgan Stanley, New York, NY

Quantitative Trading Internship Program
Geneva Trading, Chicago, IL

Payroll Manager
Kirlin Design Build, Rockville, MD

Quantitative Risk Analyst, Equities Division
Jefferies & Company, Inc., New York, NY

Project Manager
Kirlin Design Build, Rockville, MD

Software Engineer, Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Cloud Engineer
The Astral Consulting Group LLC, Raleigh, NC

Technical Specialist Global Black Belt - Data OSS and NoSQL
Microsoft, United States

Systems Architect - Membership
Costco Wholesale, Seattle, WA

Data / Cloud Engineer (ETL, Azure) - remote
General Dynamics Information Technology, Virginia

Azure Architect
ATIBA, Nashville, TN

Azure DevOps Engineer (Remote)
JLL, Chicago, IL

.NET, Azure Developer
Infosys Limited, Redmond, WA

Azure DevSecOps / DevOps Track Lead
Capgemini, New York, NY

Office 365, Azure Consultant
Canviz, Kirkland, WA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here