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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. Oracle Coherence vs. SAP SQL Anywhere vs. SQLite

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Coherence  Xexclude from comparisonSAP SQL Anywhere infoformerly called Adaptive Server Anywhere  Xexclude from comparisonSQLite  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceOracles in-memory data grid solutionRDBMS database and synchronization technologies for server, desktop, remote office, and mobile environmentsWidely used in-process RDBMS
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Key-value storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score32.05
Rank#24  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score2.26
Rank#104  Overall
#19  Key-value stores
Score5.23
Rank#60  Overall
#33  Relational DBMS
Score122.19
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­overview/­index.htmlwww.sap.com/­products/­sql-anywhere.htmlwww.sqlite.org
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­middleware/­coherence/­documentation/­index.htmlhelp.sap.com/­sql-anywherewww.sqlite.org/­docs.html
DeveloperMicrosoftOracleSAP infoformerly SybaseDwayne Richard Hipp
Initial release2014200719922000
Current release12c, September 201617, July 20153.31.0, January 2020
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialcommercialOpen Source infoPublic Domain
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageJavaC
Server operating systemshostedAll OS with a Java VMAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris
Windows
server-less
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyesyes infodynamic column types
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyesyes 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.noyesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes infoSQL-92 is not fully supported
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
JCache
JPA
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
HTTP API
JDBC
ODBC
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++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
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 Perlno
TriggersJavaScriptyes infoLive Eventsyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes, with selectable consistency levelMaster-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
Eventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionconfigurableACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes infovia file-system locks
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infooptionallyyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelauthentification to access the cache via certificates or http basic authenticationfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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