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DBMS > AlaSQL vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison AlaSQL vs. LevelDB vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAlaSQL  Xexclude from comparisonLevelDB  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionJavaScript DBMS libraryEmbeddable fast key-value storage library that provides an ordered mapping from string keys to string valuesMicrosoft Access combines a backend RDBMS (JET / ACE Engine) with a GUI frontend for data manipulation and queries. infoThe Access frontend is often used for accessing other datasources (DBMS, Excel, etc.)
Primary database modelDocument store
Relational DBMS
Key-value storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.60
Rank#226  Overall
#35  Document stores
#110  Relational DBMS
Score2.94
Rank#101  Overall
#17  Key-value stores
Score125.99
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitealasql.orggithub.com/­google/­leveldbwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationgithub.com/­agershun/­alasqlgithub.com/­google/­leveldb/­blob/­master/­doc/­index.mddeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAndrey Gershun & Mathias R. WulffGoogleMicrosoft
Initial release201420111992
Current release1.23, February 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoMIT-LicenseOpen Source infoBSDcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaScriptC++C++
Server operating systemsserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Illumos
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeschema-freeschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or datenonoyes
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 indexesnonoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLClose to SQL99, but no user access control, stored procedures and host language bindings.noyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJavaScriptC++
Go
Java info3rd party binding
JavaScript (Node.js) info3rd party binding
Python info3rd party binding
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnonoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesnonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnonenonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemnoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datayes infoonly for local storage and DOM-storagenoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyes infoby using IndexedDB, SQL.JS or proprietary FileStorageyes infowith automatic compression on writesyes infobut no files for transaction logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yes
User concepts infoAccess controlnonono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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