DB-EngineseXtremeDB: 5 9's high availability databaseEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL vs. Firebase Realtime Database vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFirebase Realtime Database  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumCloud-hosted realtime document store. iOS, Android, and JavaScript clients share one Realtime Database instance and automatically receive updates with the newest data.Microsoft 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.)Elastic, large scale data warehouse service leveraging the broad eco-system of SQL Server
Primary database modelRelational DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.50
Rank#227  Overall
#109  Relational DBMS
Score15.61
Rank#36  Overall
#6  Document stores
Score118.45
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score8.79
Rank#46  Overall
#28  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlfirebase.google.com/­products/­realtime-databasewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­services/­sql-data-warehouse
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmfirebase.google.com/­docs/­databasedeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­azure/­sql-data-warehouse
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupGoogle infoacquired by Google 2014MicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release2016201219922016
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Officecommercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnoyes
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshosted
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.yesnono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Android
iOS
JavaScript API
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
Java
JavaScript
Objective-C
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C#
Java
PHP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyeslimited functionality with using 'rules'yes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineTransact SQL
TriggersyesCallbacks are triggered when data changesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneSharding, horizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency infoif the client is offline
Immediate Consistency infoif the client is online
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDyesACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardyes, based on authentication and database rulesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes

More information provided by the system vendor

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Alibaba Cloud AnalyticDB for PostgreSQL infoformer name was HybridDBFirebase Realtime DatabaseMicrosoft AccessMicrosoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
DB-Engines blog posts

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

show all

MS Access drops in DB-Engines Ranking
2 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
3 December 2012, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Cloud-based DBMS's popularity grows at high rates
12 December 2019, Paul Andlinger

Azure SQL Data Warehouse, the hub for a trusted and performance optimized cloud data warehouse
1 November 2017,  Arnaud Comet, Microsoft (sponsor) 

show all

Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud reports strong Q1, hits $7 billion annual revenue run rate
20 August 2020, ZDNet

Cloud DBaaS is the future of database management for the Enterprise
7 February 2020, Times of India

Alibaba Cloud DBaaS to digitalise businesses
10 January 2020, DATAQUEST

Alibaba Group Announces June Quarter 2020 Results
20 August 2020, Business Wire

Alibaba Cloud offers DBaaS to digitalise India businesses in a cloud native era
23 December 2019, Wire19

provided by Google News

Introduction to the Firebase Database
9 March 2020, Database Journal

Babylon to face 'no further action' for data breach of GP at Hand
23 September 2020, Digital Health

Over 4000 Android Apps Expose Users' Data via Misconfigured Firebase Databases
12 May 2020, Internet

Unsecured Microsoft Bing Server Leaked Search Queries, Location Data
21 September 2020, Threatpost

Unsecured Microsoft Bing server exposed search queries (Includes interview)
27 September 2020, Digital Journal

provided by Google News

seeking MS Access programming independent contractor - Cumming, GA
24 September 2020, Patch.com

Telemental health counseling grows amid pandemic, but technology brings own stress
14 September 2020, Clarion Ledger

CA/ICWA/CS vacancy in Bank of America
25 September 2020, taxscan.in

Poets&Quants MBA Watch | Ms. Access To Opportunities
2 June 2020, Poets&Quants

53 Graduate from NCFHA Computer Training at Last
31 August 2020, Liberian Daily Observer

provided by Google News

Azure SQL Edge: Industry Use Cases & Customer Success - Microsoft
3 September 2020, Channel 9

Explosive Snowflake IPO advances cloud data warehouse fortunes
16 September 2020, TechTarget

Snowflake - A Rejoinder To 10 Bear Arguments
25 September 2020, Seeking Alpha

Azure Synapse Analytics combines data warehouse, lake and pipelines
4 November 2019, ZDNet

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: New Features and New Benchmark
7 March 2019, Redmondmag.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Data Engineering Intern
decormatters, Milpitas, CA

Data Analyst INTERN
TSI Incorporated, Mumford, NY

Android Developer
CoreHires, New York, NY

Database & Web Developer
Sports Academy LLC, Frisco, TX

Software Engineer (Android)
University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE

Safety Professional
Black Hills Energy, Rapid City, SD

Payroll Clerk II
DISH Network, Englewood, CO

Office Manager
Lamar Advertising Company, Madison, MS

Applications Developer with MS Access Experience
UNEW, Inc., Stuart, FL

MS Access Programer
Rattan Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK

Data Engineer
Applied Information Sciences, Chevy Chase, MD

Data Warehouse Architect - CA
LIBERTY Dental Plan, Irvine, CA

Azure Data Engineer - Full Time
Cognizant Technology Solutions, Parsippany, NJ

Azure Data Modeler
Medline Industries Inc, Northfield, IL

Sr. Software Engineer
Microsoft, Charlotte, NC

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Datastax Astra logo

Cassandra made easy in the cloud. Build cloud-native applications faster with CQL, REST and GraphQL APIs.
Try for Free.

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

Present your product here