DB-EnginesExtremeDB: the mission critical dbmsEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Graph Engine vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison Graph Engine vs. Graphite vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameGraph Engine infoformer name: Trinity  Xexclude from comparisonGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA distributed in-memory data processing engine, underpinned by a strongly-typed RAM store and a general distributed computation engineData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelGraph DBMS
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSDocument 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
Score1.21
Rank#180  Overall
#16  Graph DBMS
#31  Key-value stores
Score6.73
Rank#65  Overall
#3  Time Series DBMS
Score40.41
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.graphengine.iogithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationwww.graphengine.io/­docs/­manualgraphite.readthedocs.iodocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperMicrosoftChris DavisMicrosoft
Initial release201020062014
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT LicenseOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation language.NET and CPython
Server operating systems.NETLinux
Unix
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesNumeric data onlyyes 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 indexesnoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIHTTP API
Sockets
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
F#
Visual Basic
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoJavaScript
TriggersnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodeshorizontal partitioningnoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infolockingyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentoptional: either by committing a write-ahead log (WAL) to the local persistent storage or by dumping the memory to a persistent storageyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Graph Engine infoformer name: TrinityGraphiteMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
DB-Engines blog posts

Time Series DBMS are the database category with the fastest increase in popularity
4 July 2016, Matthias Gelbmann

Time Series DBMS as a new trend?
1 June 2015, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

How Google and Microsoft taught search to “understand” the Web
6 June 2012, Ars Technica

Cutting-edge Katana Graph scores $28.5 million Series A Led by Intel Capital
24 February 2021, ZDNet

provided by Google News

Apple reveals Apple Watch Series 8 and the new Apple Watch SE
7 September 2022, Apple

Apple Watch Series 8 Review: Small Steps Forward - MUO
3 October 2022, MakeUseOf

GM partners with OneD to enhance battery energy density
29 September 2022, Detroit News

Apple Watch Series 8 Review: The Best Smartwatch For Almost Everyone
15 September 2022, Forbes

Apple Watch Series 8 Hands-On: Temperature Sensing and Low Power Mode
9 September 2022, CNET

provided by Google News

Defender for Azure Cosmos DB Preview Announced by Microsoft
2 March 2022, Redmondmag.com

Microsoft Defender for Cosmos DB is Now Available in Preview
3 March 2022, Petri.com

ChaosDB: Infosec bods could pull anyone's plaintext Azure Cosmos DB keys at will from Microsoft admin tools
12 November 2021, The Register

Researchers discover critical flaw in Azure Cosmos DB
27 August 2021, TechTarget

How to Process Big Data with MapReduce
23 September 2022, Packt Hub

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Remote Product Owner
Circonus, Malvern, PA

Senior Full Stack Javascript Engineer - Grafana Business Applications (Remote, EMEA)
Grafana Labs, Remote

Site Reliability Engineer - Telecommute
Optum, Eden Prairie, MN

Software Engineer - Infrastructure Observability
Grafana Labs, Remote

SCADA Analyst Electrical
City of Flagstaff, Flagstaff, AZ

Azure DevOps Engineer
CTI Consulting, Remote

Remote Azure DevOps Engineer
First American Financial Corporation, Santa Ana, CA

Manual QA
Tek Ninjas, Newport Beach, CA

Site Reliability Engineer - Azure Cosmos DB
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Azure Data Architect
Atmosera, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Present your product here