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DBMS > InterSystems Caché vs. KairosDB vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

System Properties Comparison InterSystems Caché vs. KairosDB vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB

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NameInterSystems Caché  Xexclude from comparisonKairosDB  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA multi-model DBMS and application serverDistributed Time Series DBMS based on Cassandra or H2Embeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score3.01
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#214  Overall
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score3.06
Rank#101  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
Score40.22
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperInterSystemsGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release1997201320112014
Current release2018.1.4, May 20201.2.2, November 20181.23, February 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyes
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
hosted
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes 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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methods.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
Graphite protocol
HTTP REST
Telnet API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languagesC#
C++
Java
Java
JavaScript infoNode.js
PHP
Python
C++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJavaScript
TriggersyesnonoJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users, groups and rolessimple password-based access controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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