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

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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 comparisonYugabyteDB  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 serviceHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelKey-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Time Series DBMSKey-value storeDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument storeSpatial DBMSDocument store
Wide column store
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Score2.91
Rank#102  Overall
#18  Key-value stores
#1  Object oriented DBMS
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.68
Rank#210  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Score3.08
Rank#98  Overall
#16  Key-value stores
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score1.95
Rank#121  Overall
#59  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.intersystems.com/­products/­cachegithub.com/­kairosdb/­kairosdbgithub.com/­google/­leveldbazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.intersystems.comkairosdb.github.iogithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperInterSystemsGoogleMicrosoftYugabyte Inc.
Initial release19972013201120142017
Current release2018.1.4, May 20201.2.2, November 20181.23, February 20212.6, August 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoBSDcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++C and C++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP Open VMS
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Linux
OS X
Windows
Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
hostedLinux
OS X
Data schemedepending on used data modelschema-freeschema-freeschema-freedepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesnoyes 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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesnonoyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnonoSQL-like query languageyes, PostgreSQL compatible
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
JDBC
YCQL, an SQL-based flexible-schema API with its roots in Cassandra Query Language
YSQL - a fully relational SQL API that is wire compatible with the SQL language in PostgreSQL
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
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnonoJavaScriptyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersyesnonoJavaScriptyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnoneSharding infobased on CassandranoneSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationselectable replication factor infobased on Cassandranoneyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
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
Strong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infowith automatic compression on writesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
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 for users, groups and rolessimple password-based access controlnoAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyes
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InterSystems CachéKairosDBLevelDBMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBYugabyteDB
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Market metrics900,000+ lifetime clusters deployed 5.5K+ GitHub stars 4.3K+ YugabyteDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsApache 2.0 license for the database
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