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System Properties Comparison BaseX vs. Cloudant vs. eXtremeDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TigerGraph

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NameBaseX  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLight-weight Native XML DBMS with support for XQuery 3.0 and interactive GUI.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelNative XML DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Document store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
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Score1.44
Rank#131  Overall
#4  Native XML DBMS
Score3.67
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#228  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score32.05
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.88
Rank#158  Overall
#12  Graph DBMS
Websitebasex.orgcloudant.comwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilyazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.basex.orgdocs.cloudant.comwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperBaseX GmbHIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014McObjectMicrosoft
Initial release20072010200120142017
Current release9.3.2, March 20208.1, November 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoBSD licensecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
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Implementation languageJavaErlangC and C++C++
Server operating systemsLinux
OS X
Windows
hostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateno infoXQuery supports typesnoyesyes 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.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availableno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsJava API
RESTful HTTP API
RESTXQ
WebDAV
XML:DB
XQJ
RESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesActionscript
C
C#
Haskell
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
Lisp
Perl
PHP
Python
Qt
Rebol
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesJavaScriptyes
Triggersyes infovia eventsyesyes infoby defining eventsJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
Active Replication Fabric™ for IoT
Master-master replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Master-slave replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datamultiple readers, single writerno infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlUsers with fine-grained authorization concept on 4 levelsAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole-based access control
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Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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TigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Anti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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TigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 28 million devices/applications using the product...
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TigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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