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System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud MaxCompute vs. InterSystems IRIS vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAlibaba Cloud MaxCompute  Xexclude from comparisonInterSystems IRIS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionMaxCompute (previously known as ODPS) is a general purpose, fully managed, multi-tenancy data processing platform for large-scale data warehousingA containerised multi-model DBMS, interoperability and analytics data platform with wide capabilities for vertical and horizontal scalabilityMicrosoft 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 DBMS infoa graph-processing framework is available with the graphs being stored in tablesDocument store
Key-value store
Object oriented DBMS
Relational DBMS
Relational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.48
Rank#265  Overall
#121  Relational DBMS
Score2.59
Rank#116  Overall
#23  Document stores
#21  Key-value stores
#2  Object oriented DBMS
#58  Relational DBMS
Score133.83
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­maxcomputewww.intersystems.com/­products/­intersystems-iriswww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27797.htmdocs.intersystems.com/­irislatest/­csp/­docbook/­DocBook.UI.Page.clsdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAlibabaInterSystemsMicrosoft
Initial release201620181992
Current release2021.1, June 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++
Server operating systemshostedAIX
Linux
macOS
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesdepending on used data modelyes
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.noyes
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsFluentd
Flume
MaxCompute Console
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava.Net
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin Javayesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyesyes 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 serviceSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID 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.noyes
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and rolesyesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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