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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Apache Drill vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonApache Drill  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumSchema-free SQL Query Engine for Hadoop, NoSQL and Cloud StorageMicrosoft 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 DBMSDocument store
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.50
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score3.30
Rank#93  Overall
#16  Document stores
#47  Relational DBMS
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqldrill.apache.orgwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmdrill.apache.org/­docsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupApache Software FoundationMicrosoft
Initial release201620121992
Current release1.17.0, December 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2commercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedLinux
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
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.yesno
Secondary indexesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL SELECT statement is SQL:2003 compliantyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
C++C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesDepending on the underlying data sourceyes 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.noDepending on the underlying data source
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardDepending on the underlying data sourceno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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