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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Amazon CloudSearch vs. Microsoft Access vs. Solr

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonSolr  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudMicrosoft 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 widely used distributed, scalable search engine based on Apache Lucene
Primary database modelRelational DBMSSearch engineRelational DBMSSearch engine
Secondary database modelsSpatial DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.95
Rank#180  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score2.24
Rank#120  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score143.44
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Score57.26
Rank#20  Overall
#3  Search engines
Websitealtibase.comaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesslucene.apache.org/­solr
Technical documentationgithub.com/­ALTIBASE/­Documents/­tree/­master/­Manualsdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesslucene.apache.org/­solr/­resources.html
DeveloperAltibaseAmazonMicrosoftApache Software Foundation
Initial release1999201219922006
Current releasev7.1.0.5.3, March 20211902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 20199.0.0, May 2022
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoApache Version 2
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageC++C++Java
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
hostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsAll OS with a Java VM inforuns as a servlet in servlet container (e.g. Tomcat, Jetty is included)
Data schemeyesyesyesyes infoDynamic Fields enables on-the-fly addition of new fields
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes infosupports customizable data types and automatic typing
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 indexesyesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexedyesyes infoAll search fields are automatically indexed
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92noyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardSolr Parallel SQL Interface
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
HTTP APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Java API
RESTful HTTP/JSON API
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
Erlang
Java
JavaScript
any language that supports sockets and either XML or JSON
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Scala
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineJava plugins
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes infoUser configurable commands triggered on index changes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requirednoneSharding
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSnoneyes
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononospark-solr: github.com/­lucidworks/­spark-solr and streaming expressions to reduce
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyesno
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDnoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingoptimistic locking
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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardauthentication via encrypted signaturesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003yes

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