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DBMS > Graphite vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison Graphite vs. Ignite vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameGraphite  Xexclude from comparisonIgnite  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionData logging and graphing tool for time series data infoThe storage layer (fixed size database) is called WhisperApache Ignite is a memory-centric distributed database, caching, and processing platform for transactional, analytical, and streaming workloads, delivering in-memory speeds at petabyte scale.Globally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSKey-value store
Relational DBMS
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
Score6.70
Rank#63  Overall
#4  Time Series DBMS
Score5.90
Rank#71  Overall
#9  Key-value stores
#39  Relational DBMS
Score37.96
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitegithub.com/­graphite-project/­graphite-webignite.apache.orgazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationgraphite.readthedocs.ioapacheignite.readme.io/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperChris DavisApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release200620152014
Current releaseApache Ignite 2.6
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languagePythonC++, Java, .Net
Server operating systemsLinux
Unix
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateNumeric data onlyyesyes 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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoANSI-99 for query and DML statements, subset of DDLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API
Sockets
HDFS API
Hibernate
JCache
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Spring Data
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesJavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C#
C++
Java
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes (compute grid and cache interceptors can be used instead)JavaScript
Triggersnoyes (cache interceptors and events)JavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnoneyes (replicated cache)yes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyes (compute grid and hadoop accelerator)with Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate ConsistencyBounded 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 datanoACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes infolockingyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoSecurity Hooks for custom implementationsAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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