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DBMS > ArangoDB vs. Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison ArangoDB vs. Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameArangoDB  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMSDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Search engine
Document storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score5.02
Rank#64  Overall
#12  Document stores
#4  Graph DBMS
#11  Key-value stores
#7  Search engines
Score3.80
Rank#75  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score31.98
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.arangodb.comcloudant.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationwww.arangodb.com/­documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperArangoDB GmbH / triagens GmbHIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release201220102014
Current release3.5.0, August 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache version 2commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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ArangoDB Oasis: Built and supported by the creators of ArangoDB, Oasis provides fully hosted, managed, and monitored cluster deployments of any size, with enterprise-grade security.
Implementation languageC, C++, JavaScriptErlang
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Raspbian
Solaris
Windows
hostedhosted
Data schemeschema-free infoautomatically recognizes schema within a collectionschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infostring, double, boolean, list, hashnoyes 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.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
JSON style queries
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#
Clojure
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScript
TriggersnoyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infosince version 2.0ShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-slave replicationMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infocan be done with stored procedures in JavaScriptyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency infoconfigurable per collection or per write
Immediate Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlyesAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
ArangoDBCloudantMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
News

Say Hi To ArangoDB Oasis: A Fully-Managed Multi-Model Database Service
14 November 2019

How we built our managed service on Kubernetes
25 October 2019

ArangoDB Hot Backup – Creating consistent cluster-wide snapshots
9 October 2019

ArangoML Pipeline – A Common Metadata Layer for Machine Learning Pipelines
25 September 2019

libgcc: When exceptions collide
19 September 2019

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