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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database service
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score32.50
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-db
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-db
DeveloperMicrosoft
Initial release2014
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Server operating systemshosted
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON types
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScript
TriggersJavaScript
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemBounded Staleness
Consistent Prefix
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infoConsistency level configurable on request level
Session Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partition
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item level

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Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB
Recent citations in the news

Microsoft Announces a New Pricing Model Option for Azure Cosmos DB and More Capabilities
3 June 2020, InfoQ.com

Microsoft introduces major Azure Cosmos DB changes
29 May 2020, TechRadar

Microsoft to introduce a free tier of its Cosmos DB NoSQL database
5 March 2020, ZDNet

Microsoft introduces a more cost-effective way to use Azure Cosmos DB - MSPoweruser
25 May 2020, MSPoweruser

Using Entity Framework Core with Azure SQL DB and Azure Cosmos DB | Azure Friday - Microsoft
23 October 2020, Channel 9

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