DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. BigObject vs. Microsoft Access vs. Tarantool

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. Alibaba Cloud Log Service vs. BigObject vs. Microsoft Access vs. Tarantool

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonAlibaba Cloud Log Service  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonTarantool  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.A complete real-time data logging service that supports collection, consumption, shipping, search, and analysis of logs.Analytic DBMS for real-time computations and queriesMicrosoft 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.)In-memory computing platform with a flexible data schema for efficiently building high-performance applications
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSKey-value store
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Relational DBMS
Spatial DBMS infowith Tarantool/GIS extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.41
Rank#256  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score0.42
Rank#251  Overall
#17  Search engines
Score0.03
Rank#341  Overall
#152  Relational DBMS
Score146.50
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score1.53
Rank#144  Overall
#27  Key-value stores
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbwww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­log-servicebigobject.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.tarantool.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­28958.htmdocs.bigobject.iodeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.tarantool.io/­en/­doc
DeveloperAlibabaAlibabaCloud Inc.BigObject, Inc.MicrosoftVK
Initial release2016201519922008
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20192.4.2, July 2020
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoBSD
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesnonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageC++C and C++
Server operating systemshostedhostedLinux infodistributed as a docker-image
OS X infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infodistributed as a docker-image (boot2docker)
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsBSD
Linux
macOS
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyesschema-free, schema definition possible
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyesstring, double, decimal, uuid, integer, blob, boolean
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.yesnonono
Secondary indexesyesyesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL for queryingSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardFull-featured ANSI SQL support
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
HTTP RESTfluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Open binary protocol
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C
C#
C++
Erlang
Go
Java
JavaScript
Lua
Perl
PHP
Python
Rust
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoLuayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineLua, C and SQL stored procedures
Triggersyesyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnonenoneHash sharding based on virtual buckets
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud service3 replicasnonenoneMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoES-Hadoop Connectornono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesyes, with SQL
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnonoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID, read commited
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes, cooperative multitasking
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyes, regular snapshots on disk, write ahead logging
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.yesnoyesyes, full featured in-memory storage engine with persistence
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAlibaba Cloud user access controlnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003Access rights for users and roles
More information provided by the system vendor
Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud Log ServiceBigObjectMicrosoft AccessTarantool
Specific characteristicsApsaraDB for PolarDB is a cloud-native relational database 100% compatible with MySQL...
» more
A real-time service for telementry data (log, metric, trace). Alibaba Cloud Log Service...
» more
Competitive advantagesWebinar: Top Scientists Live: Tech Secrets to Double 11's Success Revealed. White...
» more
* Ease of use: Completes data collections from more than 30 data sources within five...
» more
Typical application scenariosCreating a Robust Cloud-Based Database for Fintech, E-Commerce and Gaming. Learn...
» more
* Log/Trace/Event Search & Analysis * Application Monitoring * Operation Analysis...
» more
Key customers* Alibaba & Ant-Finance:he infrastructure service for the Corp * Over 22k Subscriber...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsSpecification and pricing. You can use either of the following billing methods to...
» more
Pay-As-You-Go https://www.alibabacloud.com/product/log-service/pricing
» more

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 ApsaraDB for PolarDBAlibaba Cloud Log ServiceBigObjectMicrosoft AccessTarantool
DB-Engines blog posts

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

Data processing speed and reliability: in-memory synchronous replication
9 November 2021,  Vladimir Perepelytsya, Tarantool (sponsor) 

show all

Recent citations in the news

Alibaba Cloud database products revenue up 50%
18 January 2022, Trade Arabia

Alibaba Cloud vs AWS | Cloud Provider Comparison | ITBE
6 October 2021, IT Business Edge

Alibaba Cloud reports 50% revenue year-over-year growth and named a Leader in CDM by Gartner
19 January 2022, DataCenterNews Asia

An introduction to Alibaba cloud offerings
28 September 2020, TechTarget

Alibaba Cloud database products revenue increases 50% YoY
18 January 2022, Voxy

provided by Google News

Alibaba Cloud vs AWS | Cloud Provider Comparison | ITBE
6 October 2021, IT Business Edge

Alibaba Cloud Further Facilitates Digital Transformation Acceleration across Asia in the Year of the Pandemic
27 January 2021, PR Newswire

provided by Google News

Microsoft fixes Access apps failing to open after July updates
22 July 2022, BleepingComputer

Microsoft investigates July updates breaking Access applications
15 July 2022, BleepingComputer

Database Administrator (With MS Access/FoxPro Exp)
3 August 2022, IT-Online

Some database design ideas
3 August 2022, Experts Exchange

Job: Associate Manager, Operations Cost Accountant at SC Johnson (SCJ) | The Paradise News
11 August 2022, The Paradise News

provided by Google News

Tarantool: A Lua-based database engine
13 April 2016, Opensource.com

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

MS Access Programer
Rattan Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK

Warehouse Worker - 3rd shift
Brill, Inc., Bonner Springs, KS

STUDENT TECHNICAL DEVELOPER
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Data Analyst, Clinical Trials
Piper Companies, Remote

Data Analyst II - Provider Data Maintenance
Sunshine State Health Plan, Florida

Technical Support Engineer
Wallarm, Remote

Middle / Senior Ruby Developer
Wallarm, Remote

Senior Frontend Developer (React)
Wallarm, Remote

Senior QA Engineer (Automation)
Wallarm, Remote

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

Neo4j logo

See for yourself how a graph database can make your life easier.
Use Neo4j online for free.

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

Present your product here