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DBMS > Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TiDB vs. WakandaDB

System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. TiDB vs. WakandaDB

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonTiDB  Xexclude from comparisonWakandaDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceTiDB is an open source distributed Hybrid Transactional/Analytical Processing (HTAP) database that supports MySQL and Spark SQL syntaxes.WakandaDB is embedded in a server that provides a REST API and a server-side javascript engine to access data
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Relational DBMSObject oriented DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMSDocument store
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
Score2.69
Rank#104  Overall
#53  Relational DBMS
Score0.05
Rank#326  Overall
#18  Object oriented DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbpingcap.comwakanda.github.io
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.pingcap.com/­tidb/­stabledoc.wakanda.org/­home2.en.html#/­Datastore/­Introduction.200-588937.en.html
DeveloperMicrosoftPingCAP, Inc.Wakanda SAS
Initial release201420162012
Current release5.0.1, April 20212.7.0 (April 29, 2019), 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0Open Source infoAGPLv3, extended commercial license available
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageGo, RustC++, JavaScript
Server operating systemshostedLinuxLinux
OS X
Windows
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by defaultyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesno
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
JDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Ada
C
C#
C++
D
Delphi
Eiffel
Erlang
Haskell
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Objective-C
OCaml
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scheme
Tcl
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptnoyes
TriggersJavaScriptnoyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicehorizontal partitioning (by key range)none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceUsing Raft consensus algorithm to ensure data replication with strong consistency among multiple replicas.none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*yes infowith TiSpark Connectorno
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 ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynono infocurrently only supported in syntax
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataMulti-item ACID transactions with snapshot isolation within a partitionACIDACID
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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights can be defined down to the item levelUsers with fine-grained authorization concept. No user groups or roles.yes
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBTiDBWakandaDB
Specific characteristicsTiDB is an open-source NewSQL database built by PingCAP. TiDB supports Hybrid Transactional...
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Competitive advantagesIn the current database landscape, infrastructure engineers often have to use one...
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Typical application scenariosTiDB is designed to support both OLTP and OLAP scenarios. You can use TiDB , the...
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Key customersShopee (E-commerce) BookMyShow.com (E-commerce) Yiguo.com (E-commerce) JD Cloud &...
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Market metrics25K+ GitHub Stars for TiDB, and 8K+ GitHub Stars for TiKV 1.6K+ members in TiDB Community...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source Apache 2.0 with either commercial licensing or fully-hosted DB-as-a-service...
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