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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. PostGIS vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. PostGIS vs. Riak KV vs. Sadas Engine vs. TinkerGraph

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonPostGIS  Xexclude from comparisonRiak KV  Xexclude from comparisonSadas Engine  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceSpatial extension of PostgreSQLDistributed, fault tolerant key-value storeSADAS Engine is a columnar DBMS specifically designed for high performance in Data warehouse environmentsA lightweight, in-memory graph engine that serves as a reference implementation of the TinkerPop3 API
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Spatial DBMSKey-value store infowith links between data sets and object tags for the creation of secondary indexesRelational DBMSGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score40.04
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score31.87
Rank#27  Overall
#1  Spatial DBMS
Score6.09
Rank#64  Overall
#7  Key-value stores
Score0.04
Rank#329  Overall
#142  Relational DBMS
Score0.12
Rank#306  Overall
#29  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbpostgis.netriak.com/­products/­riak-kvwww.sadasengine.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbpostgis.net/­documentationwww.sadasengine.com/­index.php/­downloads/­documentation-columnar-db
DeveloperMicrosoftBasho TechnologiesSADAS s.r.l.
Initial release20142005200920062009
Current release3.1.4, September 20212.1.0, April 20158.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoGPL v2.0Open Source infoApache version 2, commercial enterprise editioncommercial infofree trial version availableOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCErlangC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
AIX
Linux
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesschema-freeyesschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesnoyesyes
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesrestrictedyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesnoyesno
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP API
Native Erlang Interface
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C infounofficial client library
C#
C++ infounofficial client library
Clojure infounofficial client library
Dart infounofficial client library
Erlang
Go infounofficial client library
Groovy infounofficial client library
Haskell infounofficial client library
Java
JavaScript infounofficial client library
Lisp infounofficial client library
Perl infounofficial client library
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala infounofficial client library
Smalltalk infounofficial client library
.Net
C
C#
C++
Groovy
Java
PHP
Python
Groovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptuser defined functionsJavaScript and Erlangnono
TriggersJavaScriptyesyes infopre-commit hooks and post-commit hooksnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infobased on PostgreSQLSharding infono "single point of failure"horizontal partitioningnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyes infobased on PostgreSQLselectable replication factornonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*noyesnono
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesno infolinks between data sets can be storedyesyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyesoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes infomanaged by 'Learn by Usage'yes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelyes infobased on PostgreSQLnoAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno

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