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DBMS > Geode vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

System Properties Comparison Geode vs. Google Search Appliance vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage

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NameGeode  Xexclude from comparisonGoogle Search Appliance  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGeode is a distributed data container, pooling memory, CPU, network resources, and optionally local disk across multiple processesThe Google Search Appliance consists of hardware and software for indexing documents in local networks.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasets
Primary database modelKey-value storeSearch engineDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.76
Rank#120  Overall
#21  Key-value stores
Score2.77
Rank#94  Overall
#10  Search engines
Score31.98
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score5.00
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Websitegeode.apache.orgenterprise.google.com/­search/­products/­gsa.htmlazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tables
Technical documentationgeode.apache.org/­docssupport.google.com/­gsadocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperOriginally developed by Gemstone. They outsourced the project to Apache in 2015 but still deliver a commercial version as Gemfire.GoogleMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release2002200220142012
Current release1.1, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses available as Gemfirecommercialcommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyesyes
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Implementation languageJava
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM infothe JDK (8 or later) is also requiredhostedhosted
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesyes
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 indexesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language (OQL)noSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsJava Client API
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Administrative API
Browser interface
HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
All JVM based languages
C++
Groovy
Java
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScriptno
Triggersyes infoCache Event ListenersJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesMaster-master replicationMaster-slave replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
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 integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes, on a single nodeMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionoptimistic locking
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights per client and object definableUser authentication via various security protocolsAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signatures

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