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

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonsearchxml  Xexclude from comparisonTerarkDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceDBMS for structured and unstructured content wrapped with an application serverA key-value store forked from RocksDB with advanced compression algorithms. It can be used standalone or as a storage engine for MySQL and MongoDB
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Native XML DBMS
Search engine
Key-value store
Secondary database modelsSpatial 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
Score0.00
Rank#351  Overall
#7  Native XML DBMS
#20  Search engines
Score0.04
Rank#325  Overall
#50  Key-value stores
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbwww.searchxml.net/­category/­productsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbwww.searchxml.net/­support/­handoutsgithub.com/­Terark/­terarkdb/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftinformationpartners gmbhTerark
Initial release201420152016
Current release1.0
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial inforestricted open source version available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedWindows
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeschema-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.yesno
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenono
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
RESTful HTTP API
WebDAV
XQuery
XSLT
C++ API
Java API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
C++ infomost other programming languages supported via APIsC++
Java
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptyes infoon the application serverno
TriggersJavaScriptnono
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 serviceyes infosychronisation to multiple collectionsnone
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 integritynonono
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionmultiple readers, single writerno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelDomain, group and role-based access control at the document level and for application servicesno

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