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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. PouchDB vs. TinkerGraph

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. PouchDB vs. TinkerGraph

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonPouchDB  Xexclude from comparisonTinkerGraph  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceJavaScript DBMS with an API inspired by CouchDBA 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
Document storeGraph DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial 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
Score2.86
Rank#100  Overall
#18  Document stores
Score0.16
Rank#295  Overall
#26  Graph DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbpouchdb.comtinkerpop.apache.org/­docs/­current/­reference/­#tinkergraph-gremlin
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbpouchdb.com/­guides
DeveloperMicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release201420122009
Current release7.1.1, June 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen SourceOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptJava
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesnoyes
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 defaultyes infovia viewsno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
HTTP REST infoonly for PouchDB Server
JavaScript API
TinkerPop 3
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
JavaScriptGroovy
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptView functions in JavaScriptno
TriggersJavaScriptyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSharding infowith a proxy-based framework, named couchdb-loungenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMulti-source replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
Source-replica replication infoalso with CouchDB databases
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yesno
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 Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes infoRelationships in graphs
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionnono
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesno
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoby using IndexedDB, WebSQL or LevelDB as backendoptional
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnono

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