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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. MonetDB vs. Sadas Engine vs. YugabyteDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonMonetDB  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonYugabyteDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA relational database management system that stores data in columnsSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsHigh-performance distributed SQL database for global, internet-scale applications. Wire and feature compatible with PostgreSQL.
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Document store
Wide column store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score41.38
Rank#27  Overall
#4  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#63  Relational DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#357  Overall
#155  Relational DBMS
Score3.52
Rank#97  Overall
#51  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.monetdb.orgwww.sadasengine.comwww.yugabyte.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.monetdb.org/­Documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-dbdocs.yugabyte.com
github.com/­yugabyte/­yugabyte-db
DeveloperMicrosoftMonetDB BVSADAS s.r.l.Yugabyte Inc.
Initial release2014200420062017
Current releaseJul2021-SP2, July 20218.02.14, July 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla Public License 2.0commercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageCC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
AIX
Linux
Windows
Linux
OS X
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesdepending on used data model
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infoSQL 2003 with some extensionsyesyes, PostgreSQL compatible
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
JDBC
native C library infoMAPI library (MonetDB application programming interface)
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
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 languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Ruby
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes, in SQL, C, Rnoyes infosql, plpgsql, C
TriggersJavaScriptyesnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding via remote tableshorizontal partitioningHash and Range Sharding, row-level geo-partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone infoSource-replica replication available in experimental statusnoneBased on Raft distributed consensus protocol, minimum 3 replicas for continuous availability
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 ConsistencyStrong consistency on writes and tunable consistency on reads
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDDistributed ACID with Serializable & Snapshot Isolation. Inspired by Google Spanner architecture.
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobased on RocksDB
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardyes
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Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBMonetDBSadas EngineYugabyteDB
Specific characteristicsColumn-store In-memory optimized GeoSpatial support JSON document support
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YugabyteDB is an open source distributed SQL database for cloud native transactional...
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Competitive advantagesScalable architecture - vertical data organization and in-memory optimization guarantee...
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PostgreSQL compatible: Get instantly productive with a PostgreSQL compatible RDBMS....
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Typical application scenariosAnalytical database, Data warehouse, OLAP Data mining Scientific database
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Key customersNumascale , Spinque , SecurActive , CHS , NOZHUP
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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 modelsFree and open-source software, Mozilla Public License 2.0 Commercial support available
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Apache 2.0 license for the database
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