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DBMS > Cloudant vs. eXtremeDB vs. Kdb+ vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TigerGraph

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

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NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonKdb+  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringHigh performance Time Series DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument storeRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Graph DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.67
Rank#79  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score0.37
Rank#228  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
#13  Time Series DBMS
Score5.27
Rank#57  Overall
#2  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
Websitecloudant.comwww.mcobject.com/­extremedbfamilykx.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­eXtremeDB.htmcode.kx.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014McObjectKx Systems, a division of First Derivatives plcMicrosoft
Initial release201020012000 infokdb was released 2000, kdb+ in 200320142017
Current release8.1, November 20193.6, May 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree 32-bit versioncommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonoyesno
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Implementation languageErlangC and C++qC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hostedLinux
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyesyesyes 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 availableyesno
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infotable attribute 'grouped'yes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query language (q)SQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON API.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
HTTP API
JDBC
Jupyter
Kafka
ODBC
WebSocket
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
GSQL (TigerGraph Query Language)
Kafka
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
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
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptyesuser defined functionsJavaScriptyes
Triggersyesyes infoby defining eventsyes infowith viewsJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardinghorizontal partitioning / shardinghorizontal partitioningSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-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
Master-slave replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono infosimilar paradigm used for internal processingwith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesnoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleACIDnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyesyes
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.noyesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaserights management via user accountsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelRole-based access control
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CloudanteXtremeDBKdb+Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Integrated columnar database & programming system for streaming, real time and historical...
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TigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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provides seamless scalability; runs on industry standard server platforms; is top-ranked...
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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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tick database streaming sensor data massive intelligence applications oil and gas...
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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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Goldman Sachs Morgan Stanley Merrill Lynch J.P. Morgan Deutsche Bank IEX Securities...
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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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kdb+ performance and reliability proven by our customers in critical infrastructure...
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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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upon request
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NEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
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