DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Microsoft Azure Table Storage vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SwayDB

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

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
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 comparisonSwayDB  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 environmentsAn embeddable, non-blocking, type-safe key-value store for single or multiple disks and in-memory storage
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Wide column storeRelational DBMSKey-value store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score31.43
Rank#24  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score4.79
Rank#66  Overall
#5  Wide column stores
Score5.40
Rank#59  Overall
#32  Relational DBMS
Score0.10
Rank#281  Overall
#44  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­storage/­tableswww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.swaydb.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywhere
DeveloperMicrosoftMicrosoftSAP infoformerly SybaseSimer Plaha
Initial release2014201219922018
Current release17, July 2015
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGNU Affero GPL V3.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageScala
Server operating systemshostedhostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyesno
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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesno
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP APIADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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
Java
Kotlin
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes, in C/C++, Java, .Net or Perlno
TriggersJavaScriptnoyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
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 mirroringnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nonono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionoptimistic lockingACIDAtomic execution of operations
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes
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

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services
3rd partiesCData: Connect to Big Data & NoSQL through standard Drivers.
» more

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMicrosoft Azure Table StorageSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server AnywhereSwayDB
Recent citations in the news

How to use composite indexes and correlated subqueries with Azure Cosmos DB - Microsoft
6 December 2019, Channel 9

Get to know Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB use cases
11 November 2019, TechTarget

Microsoft Announces Azure Blockchain Tokens and Blockchain Data Manager
9 December 2019, Database Trends and Applications

Microsoft Azure Introduces Blockchain Data Management Services and Blockchain Tokens
9 December 2019, CryptoNewsZ

Microsoft unveils blockchain token and data management service
9 December 2019, TOKENPOST

provided by Google News

Top data analytics tools comparison: Alibaba Cloud, AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, IBM - Latest Digital Transformation Trends | Cloud News
5 December 2019, Wire19

Get to know Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB use cases
11 November 2019, TechTarget

How to use Azure Table storage in .Net
14 January 2019, InfoWorld

Azure Cosmos DB gets built-in Jupyter notebooks support
1 October 2019, DevClass

Talend Introduces Fast, Frictionless Data Loading for Microsoft Azure
8 February 2019, MarTech Advisor

provided by Google News

What is SAP SQL Anywhere? - Definition from WhatIs.com
13 October 2016, TechTarget

SAP gives SQL Anywhere a new IoT injection
16 July 2015, Computerworld

Rimini Street to offer database, security services
7 June 2017, ZDNet

Data Management and the Internet of Things
3 November 2016, CloudTweaks News

SAP BAPI (Business Application Programming Interface)
2 April 2018, TechTarget

provided by Google News

Partial DB transfers can work - I did one, says Standard Life boss
2 November 2017, Citywire.co.uk

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Azure Data Analytics Architect
Blue Chip Consulting Group, Remote

Software Engineer
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Cloud Engineer
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Senior Program Manager
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Cloud Architect – AI and Automation
Guidehouse, Washington, DC

Azure Architect
Capgemini, Georgia

Principle Software Engineer
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Azure Application Architect (N. Central/Great Lakes region)
Quisitive, Minneapolis, MN

Principal Software Engineer
Microsoft, Redmond, WA

Data Architect (Azure)
Bloomin' Brands, Tampa, FL

Azure Database Administrator
InEight, United States

Help Desk Technician
Association for Energy Affordability, Inc., New York, NY

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

RavenDB logo

Setup a fully managed RavenDB Cloud Database in minutes. Enjoy hosting, management, backups all in one place.
Grab a Free Instance

Redis logo

Hosted, serverless DBaaS
in 3 steps.

30MB Free!
Start now.


Datastax logo

Build data-driven applications that set the standard for performance, availability,
& scale with DataStax.
Learn more.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here