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System Properties Comparison EDB Postgres vs. Machbase vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameEDB Postgres  Xexclude from comparisonMachbase infoFormer name was Infiniflux  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionThe EDB Postgres Platform is an enterprise-class data management platform based on the open source database PostgreSQL with flexible deployment options, complemented by tool kits for management, integration, and migration.TimeSeries DBMS for IoT and BigDataGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score2.39
Rank#113  Overall
#55  Relational DBMS
Score0.15
Rank#286  Overall
#25  Time Series DBMS
Score31.67
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.enterprisedb.comwww.machbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationwww.enterprisedb.com/­edb-docsendoc.machbase.comdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperEnterpriseDBMachbaseMicrosoft
Initial release200520132014
Current releaseV10, November 2017V4.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoBSD for PostgreSQL-componentscommercial infofree test version availablecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageCC
Server operating systemsLinux
Windows
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes 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.yes infospecific XML-type available, but no XML query functionality.no
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infostandard with numerous extensionsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
HTTP REST
JDBC
ODBC
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
PHP infovia ODBC
Python
R infovia ODBC
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions inforealized in proprietary language PL/pgSQL or with common languages like Perl, Python, Tcl etc.noJavaScript
TriggersyesnoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioning infoby hash, list or rangeShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replicationselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
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 systemImmediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes, multi-version concurrency control (MVCC)yesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesnoyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infovolatile and lookup table
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple password-based access controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
EDB PostgresMachbase infoFormer name was InfinifluxMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsPostgreSQL with added Security, Performance, DBA, Developer, and Oracle compatibile...
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Machbase is an extremely fast time series database which processes large volumes...
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Competitive advantagesComplete Postgres platform with enterprise-class Postgres, Management, Integration,...
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Fastest Database for IIoT, Independently verified, on Industry Standard Benchmarks....
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Typical application scenariosNew applications for transactional, reporting and mixed workloads that need to integrate...
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Distributed Query In Machbase Cluster Edition, a broker node, which is responsible...
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Key customersMasterCard, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Ericsson, AT&T, Alibaba, Korea Telecom and...
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Samsung, POSCO, Hyundai
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Market metricsListed in Gartner Magic Quadrant 2013-2018 with over 4,000 customers.
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Real-time data processing Real-time index creation Optimized DBMS for processing...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source and Commercial core based licensing.
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Machbase provide several product editions, including: Intelligent Edge Device, Fog...
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