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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. FileMaker vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Oracle Rdb

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL vs. FileMaker vs. Interbase vs. Microsoft Access vs. Oracle Rdb

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQL  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonInterbase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonOracle Rdb  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA real-time data warehousing service that can process petabytes of data with high concurrency and low latency. It is fully compatible with the MySQL protocol.FileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.Light-weight proven RDBMS infooriginally from BorlandMicrosoft 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 modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.72
Rank#203  Overall
#98  Relational DBMS
Score55.86
Rank#22  Overall
#14  Relational DBMS
Score6.13
Rank#63  Overall
#35  Relational DBMS
Score128.95
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.22
Rank#159  Overall
#77  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­analyticdb-for-mysqlwww.claris.com/­filemakerwww.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.oracle.com/­technetwork/­database/­database-technologies/­rdb/­overview/­index.html
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­93776.htmwww.claris.com/­resources/­documentationdocs.embarcadero.com/­products/­interbasedeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAlibabaFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleEmbarcaderoMicrosoftOracle, originally developed by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
Initial release1983198419921984
Current release19.3.1, June 2021InterBase 2020, December 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20197.4.1.1, 2021
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnononono
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Implementation languageCC++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Android
iOS
Linux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsHP Open VMS
Data schemeyesyesyesyesFlexible Schema (defined schema, partial schema, schema free)
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML formatno infoexport as XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC#
Java
PHP
Python
PHP.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Java
Object Pascal
PHP
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infoInterbase procedure and trigger languageyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceSource-replica replication, warm standby infosince Version 14Interbase Change Viewsnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACIDACID infobut no files for transaction loggingyes, on a single node
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoMultiversion concurreny controlyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesyesno
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for MySQLFileMakerInterbaseMicrosoft AccessOracle Rdb
Specific characteristicsA real-time data warehousing service that can process PB data with high concurrency...
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