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Microsoft Access System Properties

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NameMicrosoft Access
Description A short sentence describing the systemMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. The Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
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Rank7
Score140.48
Websiteoffice.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperMicrosoft
Initial release1992
Licensecommercial Bundled with Microsoft Office
Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemsWindows Not a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Database modelRelational DBMS
Data schemeyes
Typing predefined data types such as float or dateyes
Secondary indexesyes
SQLyes but not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsDAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
C#
C++
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts Stored proceduresyes since Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyes since Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodesnone
Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduceno
Foreign keys Referential integrityyes
Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID but no files for transaction logging
Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of datayes
Durability Support for making data persistentyes but no files for transaction logging
User concepts Access controlno a simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Microsoft Access
Conferences and Events

Access Day Denver 2014
Denver, Colorado, USA, 8 October 2014

Access Day Redmond 2014
Redmond, Washington, USA, 6 November 2014

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