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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Newts vs. Quasardb vs. QuestDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonNewts  Xexclude from comparisonQuasardb  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTime Series DBMS based on CassandraDistributed, high-performance timeseries databaseA high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMSTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score40.29
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.00
Rank#353  Overall
#34  Time Series DBMS
Score0.19
Rank#288  Overall
#23  Time Series DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbopennms.github.io/­newtsquasardb.netquestdb.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbgithub.com/­OpenNMS/­newts/­wikidoc.quasardb.netquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperMicrosoftOpenNMS GroupquasardbQuestDB Limited
Initial release2014201420092014
Current release3.1, January 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0commercial infoFree community edition, Non-profit organizations and non-commercial usage are eligible for free licensesOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
BSD
Linux
OS X
Windows
Linux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-freeyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyes infointeger and binaryyes
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 indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyes infowith tagsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoSQL-like query languageSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP REST
Java API
HTTP APIHTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Java.Net
C
C#
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
R
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnonono
TriggersJavaScriptnonono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infobased on CassandraSharding infoconsistent hashinghorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraSource-replica replication with selectable replication factorConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nowith Hadoop integrationno
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
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionnoACIDACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using LevelDByes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infoTransient modeyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoCryptographically strong user authentication and audit trail
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBNewtsQuasardbQuestDB
Specific characteristicsHigh-performance , high-speed, fully integrated timeseries database Seamlessly combines...
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Relational model with native time series support Column based storage and time partitioned...
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Competitive advantagesHigh performance in a cost-effective small package Real-time results for even large...
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Real-time data ingestion and istant SQL queries for time series High performance...
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Typical application scenariosTick database Predictive maintenance Pre-deal checks Large scale monitoring
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Application metrics Financial market data and algo trading DevOps monitoring Real-time...
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Key customersLarge EU investment banks US based hedge funds Orolia Tellmeplus
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Market metricsHas been running in very demanding production environments since 2013 Rapid adoption...
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Licensing and pricing modelsCommunity edition limited to 2 nodes and 16 GiB of storage per node available for...
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