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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Oracle vs. PouchDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Oracle vs. PouchDB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceWidely used RDBMSJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSDocument storeTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
RDF store infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
Spatial DBMS infowith Oracle Spatial and Graph
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
Score1260.80
Rank#1  Overall
#1  Relational DBMS
Score3.33
Rank#100  Overall
#20  Document stores
Score0.76
Rank#205  Overall
#15  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.oracle.com/­databasepouchdb.comvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.oracle.com/­en/­databasepouchdb.com/­guidesdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleApache Software FoundationVictoriaMetrics
Initial release2014198020122018
Current release19c, February 20197.1.1, June 2019v1.77, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial inforestricted free version is availableOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC and C++JavaScriptGo
Server operating systemshostedAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
z/OS
server-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)FreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoSchemaless in JSON and XML columnsschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesno
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes infovia views
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyes infowith proprietary extensionsnono
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C
C#
C++
Clojure
Cobol
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Fortran
Groovy
Haskell
Java
JavaScript
Lisp
Objective C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Tcl
Visual Basic
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptPL/SQL infoalso stored procedures in Java possibleView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersJavaScriptyesyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding, horizontal partitioningSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-lounge
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
Multi-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Synchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no infocan be realized in PL/SQLyesno
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 ConsistencyEventual ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesnono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID infoisolation level can be parameterizednono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes infoVersion 12c introduced the new option 'Oracle Database In-Memory'yesno
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBOraclePouchDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsHigh performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSpecifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWhen the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics6k stars and 100+ contributors on GitHub 45M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in three versions: an open source version, an Enterprise version...
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