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DBMS > c-treeEDGE vs. Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison c-treeEDGE vs. Cloudant vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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Namec-treeEDGE  Xexclude from comparisonCloudant  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionDatabase built for IoT edge computing, which runs natively on ARM or x86 processors and on major IoT operating systems.Database as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Document storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.39
Rank#222  Overall
#40  Key-value stores
#106  Relational DBMS
Score3.80
Rank#75  Overall
#14  Document stores
Score31.98
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.faircom.com/­-products/­-c-treeedgecloudant.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationlearn.faircomcorp.com/­developers/­documentation_directorydocs.cloudant.comdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperFairCom CorporationIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release197920102014
Current releaseV1, Juni 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoRestricted, free version availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageANSI C, C++Erlang
Server operating systemsAndroid
Linux
Raspbian
Windows infoeasily portable to other OSs
hostedhosted
Data schemeFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)schema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes, ANSI Standard SQL Typesnoyes 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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infoANSI SQL queriesnoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
Direct SQL
IoT Microservice layer
JDBC
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP
Python
Visual Basic
C#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes info.Net, JavaScript, C/C++View functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptJavaScript
TriggersyesyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesFile partitioning infoCustomizable business rules for partitioningShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoSynchronous and asynchronous realtime replication based on transaction logsMaster-master replication
Master-slave replication
yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infowhen using SQLnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infoacross SQL and NoSQLyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlFine grained user, group and file access rights managed across SQL (per ANSI standard) and NoSQL.Access rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
c-treeEDGECloudantMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsThe c-treeEDGE IoT Database is a fast, flexible solution with a robust architecture...
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Competitive advantagesTop Features Micro footprint: As low as 37 MB IoT communication interfaces : MQTT,...
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Typical application scenariosc-treeEDGE can be deployed at or near the data collection point (sensors) and used...
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Key customersNew product
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Market metricsNew product
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Licensing and pricing modelsJust as the technical aspects of c-treeEDGE are flexible to meet operation requirements,...
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