DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RethinkDB vs. TigerGraph

System Properties Comparison Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RethinkDB vs. TigerGraph

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRethinkDB  Xexclude from comparisonTigerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceDBMS for the Web with a mechanism to push updated query results to applications in realtime.A complete, distributed, parallel graph computing platform supporting web-scale data analytics in real-time
Primary database modelDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document storeGraph DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.45
Rank#82  Overall
#15  Document stores
Score31.51
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score3.76
Rank#77  Overall
#13  Document stores
Score1.00
Rank#151  Overall
#11  Graph DBMS
Websitecloudant.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbrethinkdb.comwww.tigergraph.com
Technical documentationdocs.cloudant.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbrethinkdb.com/­docsdocs.tigergraph.com
DeveloperIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014MicrosoftThe Linux Foundation infosince July 2017
Initial release2010201420092017
Current release2.4.0, December 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageErlangC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Linux
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenoyes infoJSON typesyes infostring, binary, float, bool, date, geometryyes
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
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query language (GSQL)
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP/JSON APIDocumentDB 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#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C infocommunity-supported driver
C# infocommunity-supported driver
C++ infocommunity-supported driver
Clojure infocommunity-supported driver
Dart infocommunity-supported driver
Erlang infocommunity-supported driver
Go infocommunity-supported driver
Haskell infocommunity-supported driver
Java infoofficial driver
JavaScript (Node.js) infoofficial driver
Lisp infocommunity-supported driver
Lua infocommunity-supported driver
Objective-C infocommunity-supported driver
Perl infocommunity-supported driver
PHP infocommunity-supported driver
Python infoofficial driver
Ruby infoofficial driver
Scala infocommunity-supported driver
C++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScriptyes
TriggersyesJavaScriptClient-side triggers through changefeedsno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding inforange based
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yesyes
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datano infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionAtomic single-document operationsACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoOptimistic lockingyesyes infoMVCC basedyes
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.nonono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyes infousers and table-level permissionsRole-based access control
More information provided by the system vendor
CloudantMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBRethinkDBTigerGraph
Specific characteristicsTigerGraph is a native graph database, with massively parallel processing and fully...
» more
Competitive advantagesTigerGraph is the fastest and most scalable graph platform, powered by a native parallel...
» more
Typical application scenariosAnti Money Laundering Real-Time Fraud Detection Customer 360 Real-Time Personalized...
» more
Key customersTigerGraph’s proven technology supports applications such as fraud detection, customer...
» more
Market metricsTigerGraph is 2x to more than 8000x faster at graph traversal and query response...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsNEW: TIGERGRAPH CLOUD - Fully managed Graph Database as a Service. Hourly pricing...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
CloudantMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBRethinkDBTigerGraph
DB-Engines blog posts

The popularity of cloud-based DBMSs has increased tenfold in four years
7 February 2017, Matthias Gelbmann

Increased popularity for consuming DBMS services out of the cloud
2 October 2015, Paul Andlinger

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Meet some database management systems you are likely to hear more about in the future
4 August 2014, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

IBM Expands Cloud Database Services with Kubernetes
26 September 2019, EnterpriseAI

How to Trigger OpenWhisk Actions on Cloudant Databases Changes
27 July 2016, DZone News

Meet the finalists for IBM's $200K Call for Code competition
9 September 2019, The Next Web

IBM to Purchase Cloudant Database as a service (DBaaS) Provider
22 March 2014, App Developer Magazine

Cloudant Contributes Database Scalability and Fault-Tolerance Framework to Apache CouchDB™
22 July 2013, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

It's just semantics: Bulgarian software dev Ontotext squeezes out GraphDB 9.1
15 January 2020, The Register

Ctrl + S (App Center Data) | Partly Cloudy - Microsoft
8 January 2020, Channel 9

Azure Cosmos DB gets built-in Jupyter notebooks support
1 October 2019, DevClass

Get to know Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB use cases
11 November 2019, TechTarget

Graphical Tools for Accessing Azure Cosmos DB
15 July 2019, Database Journal

provided by Google News

Global Open Source Software Market Dynamic Outlook : IBM, Transcend, Oracle, Acquia, OpenText, Alfresco – Dagoretti News
17 January 2020, Dagoretti News

Global Open Source Software Market Competition, Status and Forecast, Industry Size by Players, Regions, Type, Application by 2020-2026 – Dagoretti News
17 January 2020, Dagoretti News

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Founders Make When Building a Company
18 December 2019, Marker

NoSQL Databases Software Market Analysis (2020 – 2026)| Expert Guide to Boost the Industry in Global Market Share| Research Industry US – Dagoretti News
16 January 2020, Dagoretti News

RethinkDB is dead? Rethink that thought: NoSQL database is back
7 February 2017, The Register

provided by Google News

TigerGraph Improves Graph Database As A Service
9 January 2020, iProgrammer

German Digital Content Pioneer Ippen Digital Chooses TigerGraph to Deliver Personalized, Real-Time Recommendations to Customers
14 January 2020, GlobeNewswire

TigerGraph raises $32 million for graph database tools
25 September 2019, VentureBeat

TigerGraph launches graph database as a service
2 October 2019, InfoWorld

TigerGraph Celebrates Record-Breaking Year Of Growth As Demand For Fastest, Most Scalable Graph Analytics Platform
2 October 2019, AiThority

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Software Developer
IBM, San Jose, CA

Azure: Production Support
ITL USA, Weehawken, NJ

Senior Software Engineer, Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Atlanta, GA

Azure Data Analytics Architect
Blue Chip Consulting Group, Remote

Azure Customer Engineering Manager
Microsoft, United States

Azure Customer Engineer
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Software Developer - Virtual Reality
Entegra Systems, Hanover, MD

Web Developer - Adaptive Systems
Assured Information Security, Inc. (AIS), Rome, NY

Web Developer - Adaptive Systems
Assured Information Security, Inc. (AIS), Syracuse, NY

Software Development Engineer Intern, Summer 2020
Samsung Electronics, Bellevue, WA

Web Developer - Adaptive Systems
Assured Information Security, Inc. (AIS), Rochester, NY

Digital Marketing Specialist
TigerGraph, Redwood City, CA

Data Engineer
rMark Bio, Chicago, IL

Software Engineer
TigerGraph, Redwood City, CA

Manager Data Engineering
HBO, New York, NY

Sr. Manager, Content Analytics
HBO Max, Burbank, CA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

How do MariaDB, Oracle MySQL and EnterpriseDB compare?
Get the white paper to
learn more.

Datastax Luna logo

Simple, subscription-based support for open source
Apache Cassandra™ from the Cassandra experts.
Learn more.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here