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DBMS > EsgynDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison EsgynDB vs. IBM Cloudant vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameEsgynDB  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Cloudant  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionEnterprise-class SQL-on-Hadoop solution, powered by Apache TrafodionDatabase as a Service offering based on Apache CouchDBIn-memory JavaScript DBMSGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeDocument storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.21
Rank#316  Overall
#143  Relational DBMS
Score3.85
Rank#94  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.66
Rank#240  Overall
#38  Document stores
Score40.41
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.esgyn.cnwww.ibm.com/­cloud/­cloudantgithub.com/­techfort/­LokiJSazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationcloud.ibm.com/­docs/­Cloudanttechfort.github.io/­LokiJSdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperEsgynIBM, Apache Software Foundation infoIBM acquired Cloudant in February 2014Microsoft
Initial release2015201020142014
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++, JavaErlangJavaScript
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnonoyes 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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes infovia viewsyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP/JSON APIJavaScript APIDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBC/ADO.NetC#
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
PHP
Ruby
JavaScript.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJava Stored ProceduresView functions (Map-Reduce) in JavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptJavaScript
TriggersnoyesyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMulti-source replication between multi datacentersMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
noneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesyesyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a document possibleno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic lockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.nonoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per databasenoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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