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System Properties Comparison FatDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameFatDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
FatDB/FatCloud has ceased operations as a company with February 2014. FatDB is discontinued and excluded from the ranking.
DescriptionA .NET NoSQL DBMS that can integrate with and extend SQL Server.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Document 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
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperFatCloudMicrosoft
Initial release20122014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC#
Server operating systemsWindowshosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON types
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLno infoVia inetgration in SQL ServerSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
LINQ
RESTful HTTP API
RPC
Windows WCF Bindings
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyes infovia applicationsJavaScript
Triggersyes infovia applicationsJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factoryes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyeswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Bounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlno infoCan implement custom security layer via applicationsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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