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

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

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NameBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDFox  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAnalytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceHigh performance knowledge graph and semantic reasoning engine
Primary database modelRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
RDF store
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
Score37.95
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.23
Rank#316  Overall
#32  Graph DBMS
Websitebigobject.ioblueflood.ioazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.oxfordsemantic.tech
Technical documentationdocs.bigobject.iogithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikidocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.oxfordsemantic.tech
DeveloperBigObject, Inc.RackspaceMicrosoftOxford Semantic Technologies
Initial release2015201320142017
Current release6.0, Septermber 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree community edition availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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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
hostedLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyespredefined schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF schemas
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsnoSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP RESTDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP API
SPARQL 1.1
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresLuanoJavaScript
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandrayes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicereplication via a shared file system
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith 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
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency in stand-alone mode, Eventual Consistency in replicated setups
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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 controlnonoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRoles, resources, and access types

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