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DBMS > GridDB vs. jBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison GridDB vs. jBASE vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameGridDB  Xexclude from comparisonjBASE  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and Big DataA robust multi-value DBMS comprising development tools and middlewareGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSMultivalue DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsKey-value store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score1.27
Rank#151  Overall
#10  Time Series DBMS
Score1.68
Rank#133  Overall
#3  Multivalue DBMS
Score39.71
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitegriddb.netwww.jbase.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.griddb.netdocs.zumasys.com/­jbasedocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperToshiba CorporationZumasysMicrosoft
Initial release201319912014
Current release4.6, February 20215.7
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoAGPL version 3 and Apache License, version 2.0 , commercial license (standard and advanced editions) also availablecommercialcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonoyes
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsLinuxAIX
Linux
Windows
hosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infonumerical, string, blob, geometry, boolean, timestampoptionalyes 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 indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL92, SQL-like TQL (Toshiba Query Language)Embedded SQL for jBASE in BASICSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsProprietary protocolJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
SOAP-based API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Basic
Jabbascript
Java
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesJavaScript
TriggersyesyesJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsConnector for using GridDB as an input source and output destination for Hadoop MapReduce jobsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate consistency within container, eventual consistency across containersBounded 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 dataACID at container levelACIDMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users can be defined per databaseAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights can be defined down to the item level
More information provided by the system vendor
GridDBjBASEMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Specific characteristicsGridDB is a highly scalable, in-memory time series database optimized for IoT and...
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Competitive advantages1. Optimized for IoT Equipped with Toshiba's proprietary key-container data model...
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Typical application scenariosFactory IoT, Automative Industry, Energy, BEMS, Smart Community, Monitoring system.
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Key customersDenso International [see use case ] An Electric Power company [see use case ] Ishinomaki...
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Market metricsGitHub trending repository
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source license (AGPL v3 & Apache v2) Commercial license (subscription)
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