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Score 8.2 out of 100
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Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Cosmos DB

Cosmos DB is fast, reliable, and highly available. We use it mostly in analytics and applications that leverage big data hosted on the Azure Datacenter. If you have a virtual private cloud in one of Azure sites, then you would definitely need Cosmos. It works well with on-premises applications and offers little to no latency.
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Feature Rating Comparison

NoSQL Databases

Azure Cosmos DB
7.7
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Performance
Azure Cosmos DB
7.9
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Availability
Azure Cosmos DB
8.8
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Concurrency
Azure Cosmos DB
7.0
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Security
Azure Cosmos DB
7.3
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Scalability
Azure Cosmos DB
8.7
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Data model flexibility
Azure Cosmos DB
7.0
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Deployment model flexibility
Azure Cosmos DB
7.5
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Pros

Azure Cosmos DB

  • Injects unstructured data at a very high speed.
  • No real need for administrative work, it indexes everything on it's own.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Cons

Azure Cosmos DB

  • Cosmos DB can be very expensive if you're using it for scenarios that are better completed in regular old Azure Table Storage or Blob Storage, specifically if you put some thought into your partitioning schemes. No product is a good substitute for thoughtful system design.
  • It would be helpful if I had some more insight into how many resources (DTUs) an individual query uses.
  • The auto-indexing is great, but a little mysterious -- not usually an issue but it does require some intentional thought.
Lars Kemmann | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Likelihood to Renew

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB 8.0
Based on 4 answers
The total cost of ownership is much higher than anticipated. The documentation for their API calls is still not complete. TCO did go up as a result as well. Having users learning another JQL-like language also added more complexity to it. Support of ANSI-SQL would be ideal. But the cost of managing it is much less compared to Redis, Mongo, or Cassandra.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Usability

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB 8.0
Based on 1 answer
Like I said, Cosmos is the way to go. From all of the services that Azure has, Cosmos is very robust in terms of usability. It's ever-evolving and integrates with other applications seamlessly. The interface is pretty easy to understand. I implemented various solutions for my company and Cosmos was one of them.
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Support Rating

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB 10.0
Based on 1 answer
Microsoft is the best when it comes to after-sales support. They have a well-structured training and knowledge base portal that anyone can use. They are usually quick to respond to cases and are on point for on-call support. I have no complaints from a support standpoint. Pretty happy with the support.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Alternatives Considered

Azure Cosmos DB

Azure Cosmos DB is a fully managed NoSQL database & globally distributed NoSQL database service. Its very fast and predictable performance, high availability, elastic scaling, global distribution, and ease of development DB platform compare to MongoDB.
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Return on Investment

Azure Cosmos DB

  • Azure Cosmos DB may be expensive on its own, but it was cheaper than increasing the size/power of our VMs running SQL Server instances enough to keep up with the volume and velocity of the unstructured data.
  • We got the JSON data out of our SQL Servers and they quit tipping over.
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Pricing Details

Azure Cosmos DB

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

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Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
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Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Azure Cosmos DB
7.7
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Likelihood to Renew

Azure Cosmos DB
8.0
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Usability

Azure Cosmos DB
8.0
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Support Rating

Azure Cosmos DB
10.0
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