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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. Solr vs. SQLite

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure Table Storage  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA Wide Column Store for rapid development using massive semi-structured datasetsRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsA widely used enterprise search engine based on Apache LuceneWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column storeRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score31.95
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score4.86
Rank#65  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score5.75
Rank#57  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score56.16
Rank#17  Overall
#3  Search engines
Score123.36
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmllucene.apache.org/­solrwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherelucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.htmlwww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMicrosoftMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseApache Software FoundationDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release20142012199220042000
Current release17, July 20158.4.1, January 20203.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2Open Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
All OS with a Java VM and a servlet container inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fieldsyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typingyes infonot rigid because of 'dynamic typing' concept.
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.noyesnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexedyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesno infosupports limited query time joinsyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
Java API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET infoinofficial driver
JDBC infoinofficial driver
ODBC infoinofficial driver
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
.Net
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Actionscript
Ada
Basic
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Forth
Fortran
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Lua
MatLab
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
PL/SQL
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Scheme
Smalltalk
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or PerlJava pluginsno
TriggersJavaScriptnoyesyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infoimplicit feature of the cloud service. Replication either local, cross-facility or geo-redundant.Master-slave replication infoDatabase mirroringcloud/distributed (via Zookeeper)
Master-slave replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nononono
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
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoslaves poll the master in predefined intervalls
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionoptimistic lockingACIDoptimistic locking infoSolr 4ACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
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.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelAccess rights based on private key authentication or shared access signaturesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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