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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud HybridDB vs. FileMaker vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAlibaba Cloud HybridDB  Xexclude from comparisonFileMaker  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHybridDB is an online MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) data warehousing service based on GreenplumFileMaker is a cross-platform RDBMS that includes a GUI frontend.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.)
Primary database modelRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.26
Rank#243  Overall
#114  Relational DBMS
Score56.67
Rank#18  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score131.18
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­hybriddb-postgresqlwww.filemaker.comproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­doc-detail/­35387.htmwww.filemaker.com/­support/­product/­documentation.htmlmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperAlibaba / Pivotal Software Inc. / PostgreSQL Global Development GroupFileMaker infoa subsidiary of AppleMicrosoft
Initial release201619831992
Current release17, May 20181902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostediOS
OS X
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesyes
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.yesyes infoA http query request can return the data in XML format
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyesyes infovia pluginsyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Filemaker WebDirect
JDBC
ODBC
DAO
OLE DB
ADO.NET
ODBC
Supported programming languagesC
Java
Perl
Python
R
PHPC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud servicenonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceMaster-slave replication, warm standby infosince Version 14none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesyesyes
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 persistentyesyesyes 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.no
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardsimple rights management via user accounts and connection to external directory servicesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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