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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. RDF4J vs. searchxml

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonRDF4J infoformerly known as Sesame  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceRDF4J is a Java framework for processing RDF data, supporting both memory-based and a disk-based storage.DBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application server
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
RDF storeNative XML DBMS
Search engine
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Score30.73
Rank#25  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.50
Rank#220  Overall
#9  RDF stores
Score0.03
Rank#327  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#18  Search engines
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbrdf4j.orgwww.searchxml.net/­category/­products
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­cosmos-dbrdf4j.org/­documentationwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handouts
DeveloperMicrosoftSince 2016 officially forked into an Eclipse project, former developer was Aduna Software.informationpartners gmbh
Initial release201420042015
Current release1.0
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoEclipse Distribution License (EDL), v1.0.commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Unix
Windows
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyes infoRDF Schemasschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON typesyesyes
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.yes
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Java API
RIO infoRDF Input/Output
Sail API
SeRQL infoSesame RDF Query Language
Sesame REST HTTP Protocol
SPARQL
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Java
PHP
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIs
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyesyes infoon the application server
TriggersJavaScriptyesno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes infosychronisation to multiple collections
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*nono
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 Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACID infoIsolation support depends on the API usedmultiple readers, single writer
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoin-memory storage is supported as wellyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.no
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelnoDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application services

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