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DBMS > BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison BigObject vs. Blueflood vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraLight-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#324  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#345  Overall
#31  Time Series DBMS
Score6.06
Rank#68  Overall
#36  Relational DBMS
Score37.95
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitebigobject.ioblueflood.iowww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbaseazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.RackspaceEmbarcaderoMicrosoft
Initial release2015201319842014
Current releaseInterBase 2020, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemsLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Linux
OS X
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes 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.nonono infoexport as XML data possible
Secondary indexesyesnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoyesSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageJavaScript
TriggersnonoyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraInterbase Change Viewsyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyes
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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonofine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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