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DBMS > Kinetica vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

System Properties Comparison Kinetica vs. Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RavenDB vs. SWC-DB vs. Transbase

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NameKinetica  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRavenDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTransbase  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionFully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUsGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceOpen Source Operational and Transactional Enterprise NoSQL Document DatabaseA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSA resource-optimized, high-performance, universally applicable RDBMS
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Document storeWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSGraph DBMS
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Time Series DBMS
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Score0.73
Rank#205  Overall
#101  Relational DBMS
Score38.52
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score3.46
Rank#92  Overall
#16  Document stores
Score0.00
Rank#354  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score0.25
Rank#278  Overall
#129  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.kinetica.comazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbravendb.netgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.transaction.de/­en/­solutions/­transbase-resource-optimized-high-performance-database
Technical documentationwww.kinetica.com/­docsdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbravendb.net/­docswww.transaction.de/­en/­transbase-inside
DeveloperKineticaMicrosoftHibernating RhinosAlex KashirinTransaction Software GmbH
Initial release20122014201020201987
Current release7.1, August 20215.2, June 20210.5, April 2021Transbase 8.4, September 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoAGPL version 3, commercial license availableOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial infofree development license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC, C++C#C++C and C++
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedLinux
macOS
Raspberry Pi
Windows
LinuxFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeyesschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoJSON typesnoyes
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.nonono
Secondary indexesyesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like DML and DDL statementsSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language (RQL)SQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
DocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
.NET Client API
Java Client API
Python Client API
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary native API
Supported programming languagesC++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C#
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
C++C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript
Kotlin
Objective-C
PHP
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functionsJavaScriptyesnoyes
Triggersyes infotriggers when inserted values for one or more columns fall within a specified rangeJavaScriptyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replicationSource-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnowith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yes infoMapReduce functions can be defined in Linqnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configurationBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Eventual ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID, Cluster-wide transaction availableyes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoGPU vRAM or System RAMnono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles on table levelAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess control on document level using the Authorization Bundlefine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
More information provided by the system vendor
KineticaMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBRavenDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTransbase
Specific characteristicsNative and fully vectorized database across both GPUs and CPUs, with memory first...
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RavenDB is the pioneer NoSQL Document Database that is fully transactional (ACID)...
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Competitive advantagesBest in class geospatial and temporal analytics. Lockless architecture provides real-time...
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RavenDB is easy to setup and secure. You can do it in a matter of minutes . Easy...
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Typical application scenariosAny application requiring (1) real time insights, (2) time series analysis (3) geospatial...
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IoT for Edge Deployments Fraud Detection Recommendation Engines Product Catalogs...
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Key customersCitibank, US Air Force, Softbank, OVO, Telkomsel, USPS, 2 of the top 3 US Telcos,...
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Toyota, Capgemini, Vodafone, Medicaid, Asos, Nomura, RMS Automotive, MSNBC, Pluralsight,...
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Market metricsThe largest IoT deployment in the world, NORAD, runs on Kinetica.
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2 million+ downloads 1000+ customers including Fortune 500 large enterprises
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Licensing and pricing modelsAlways Free Tier in the Cloud, Pay-As-You-Go Consumption Based Pricing, and Portable...
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RavenDB is available on-premise and in the cloud. RavenDB Cloud is available on AWS...
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