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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. Microsoft Access vs. QuestDB

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB vs. BigObject vs. Microsoft Access vs. QuestDB

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NameAlibaba Cloud ApsaraDB for PolarDB  Xexclude from comparisonBigObject  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonQuestDB  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA cloud-native relational database compatible with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle. Designed for business critical applications.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.)A high performance open source SQL database for time series data
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMS infoa hierachical model (tree) can be imposedRelational DBMSTime Series DBMS
Secondary database modelsRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.70
Rank#207  Overall
#102  Relational DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#311  Overall
#140  Relational DBMS
Score116.38
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.71
Rank#206  Overall
#14  Time Series DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­polardbbigobject.iowww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessquestdb.io
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­58764.htmdocs.bigobject.iodeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessquestdb.io/­docs/­introduction
DeveloperAlibabaBigObject, Inc.MicrosoftQuestDB Limited
Initial release201519922014
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infofree community edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnonono
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Implementation languageC++Java
Server operating systemshostedLinux 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 DLLsLinux
macOS
Windows
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoschema-free via InfluxDB Line Protocol
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 indexesyesyesyesno
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesSQL-like DML and DDL statementsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSQL-like query language
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
fluentd
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
HTTP REST
InfluxDB Line Protocol (TCP/UDP)
JDBC
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
C infoPostgreSQL driver
C++
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Rust infoover HTTP
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesLuayes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineno
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenonehorizontal partitioning (by timestamps)
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenoneConfigurable consistency for N replicas
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencynoneImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyes infoautomatically between fact table and dimension tablesyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID for single-table writes
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoRead/write lock on objects (tables, trees)yesyes
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.yesyesyes infothrough memory mapped files
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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