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System Properties Comparison Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB vs. VictoriaMetrics

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NameMicrosoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDB  Xexclude from comparisonVictoriaMetrics  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionGlobally distributed, horizontally scalable, multi-model database serviceA fast, cost-effective and scalable Time Series DBMS and monitoring solution
Primary database modelDocument store
Graph DBMS
Key-value store
Wide column store
Time Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score39.71
Rank#26  Overall
#3  Document stores
#2  Graph DBMS
#3  Key-value stores
#3  Wide column stores
Score0.56
Rank#231  Overall
#18  Time Series DBMS
Websiteazure.microsoft.com/­services/­cosmos-dbvictoriametrics.com
Technical documentationdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­cosmos-dbdocs.victoriametrics.com
github.com/­VictoriaMetrics/­VictoriaMetrics/­wiki
DeveloperMicrosoftVictoriaMetrics
Initial release20142018
Current releasev1.63, July 2021
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesno
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Implementation languageGo
Server operating systemshostedFreeBSD
Linux
macOS
OpenBSD
Data schemeschema-free
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoJSON types
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoAll properties auto-indexed by default
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageno
APIs and other access methodsDocumentDB API
Graph API (Gremlin)
MongoDB API
RESTful HTTP API
Table API
Graphite protocol
InfluxDB Line Protocol
OpenTSDB
Prometheus Query API
Prometheus Remote Read/Write
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript
JavaScript (Node.js)
MongoDB client drivers written for various programming languages
Python
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresJavaScriptno
TriggersJavaScriptno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud service
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSynchronous replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodswith Hadoop integration infoIntegration with Hadoop/HDInsight on Azure*no
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 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 partitionno
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes
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 level
More information provided by the system vendor
Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB infoformer name was Azure DocumentDBVictoriaMetrics
Specific characteristicsHigh performance, horizontally scalable time series database and monitoring solution...
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Competitive advantagesSpecifically designed for highly loaded workloads Addresses most of the scalability...
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Typical application scenariosWhen the current monitoring solution can't keep up with increasing workload Kubernetes...
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Key customersGrammarly, Wix.com, adidas, Sensedia, Brandwatch, CERN, COLOPL, Razorpay See our...
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Market metrics4.9k stars and 70+ contributors on GitHub 20M+ downloads Thousands of active users...
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Licensing and pricing modelsVictoriaMetrics comes in two versions: an open source version and an Enterprise version....
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