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"The most valuable feature is the backup and replication service."

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"I like the scalability. There aren't any constraints for posting in the geolocation. I also like the SQL architecture.""I would recommend Cosmos. It made our lives a lot easier. There's not a big learning curve in order to understand the structure and how to use it.""The solution is extremely user-friendly and easy to navigate.""Cosmos DB is stable and easy to use."

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Cons
"This product needs better security and transparency, and the price should be reduced."

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"The query is a little complex. SQL server should have more options. But the query should be better.""We should have more freedom to tweak it and make our own queries for non-traditional use-cases.""It would be ideal if we could integrate Cosmos DB with our Databricks. At this point, that's not possible.""Better documentation on how to integrate with other components would be helpful because I was struggling with this."

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"Cosmos should be cheaper. We actually intend to stop using it in the near future because the price is too high.""There is a licensing fee."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: The most valuable feature is the backup and replication service.
Top Answer: For onboarding customers, it is critical that there is transparency and that the price is reasonable. This product needs better security and transparency, and the price should be reduced.
Top Answer: We are a product team and we implement solutions such as Bigtable for our clients. The primary use is Data Management as a Service.
Top Answer: Cosmos DB is stable and easy to use.
Top Answer: Better documentation on how to integrate with other components would be helpful because I was struggling with this. For example, I had trouble finding information on how to integrate with other… more »
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Microsoft Azure DocumentDB, MS Azure Cosmos DB, MS Azure Cosmos DB, MS Azure Cosmos DB
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Overview

Cloud Bigtable is Google's NoSQL Big Data database service. It's the same database that powers many core Google services, including Search, Analytics, Maps, and Gmail.

DocumentDB is a fully managed NoSQL database service built for fast and predictable performance, high availability, elastic scaling, global distribution, and ease of development. As a schema-free NoSQL database, DocumentDB provides rich and familiar SQL query capabilities with consistent low latencies on JSON data - ensuring that 99% of your reads are served under 10 milliseconds and 99% of your writes are served under 15 milliseconds. These unique benefits make DocumentDB a great fit for web, mobile, gaming, and IoT, and many other applications that need seamless scale and global replication.

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Sample Customers
Cognite, Dow Jones, Loblaw Digital
American Cancer Society, Exxon Mobil, Symantec
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Comms Service Provider30%
Computer Software Company24%
Media Company11%
Retailer6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider24%
Media Company7%
Energy/Utilities Company7%

Google Cloud Bigtable is ranked 3rd in Managed NoSQL Databases with 1 review while Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB is ranked 2nd in Managed NoSQL Databases with 4 reviews. Google Cloud Bigtable is rated 8.0, while Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Google Cloud Bigtable writes "Good backup and replications options, and there are no issues with support". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB writes " Provides single-digit millisecond response times but struggles with large amounts of data". Google Cloud Bigtable is most compared with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Timestream, Amazon Neptune and Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud, whereas Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB is most compared with Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Timestream, Amazon Neptune, Amazon DocumentDB and Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud.

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