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System Properties Comparison Altibase vs. Datastax Enterprise vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAltibase  Xexclude from comparisonDatastax Enterprise  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn enterprise grade, high-performance RDBMSDataStax Enterprise (DSE) is the always-on, scalable data platform built on Apache Cassandra and designed for hybrid Cloud. DSE integrates graph, search, analytics, administration, developer tooling, and monitoring into a unified platform.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 DBMSWide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Graph DBMS
Search engine
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score1.50
Rank#143  Overall
#71  Relational DBMS
Score8.42
Rank#49  Overall
#4  Wide column stores
Score118.25
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websitealtibase.comwww.datastax.com/­products/­datastax-enterprisewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationaltibase.com/­resources/­manualsdocs.datastax.comdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAltibaseDataStaxMicrosoft
Initial release199920111992
Current release7.1, July 20176.8, April 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infosince February 2018commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
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Implementation languageC++JavaC++
Server operating systemsAIX
HP-UX
Linux
Linux
OS X
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
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.nono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLANSI SQL-92SQL-like DML and DDL statements (CQL); Spark SQLyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
Proprietary protocol infoCQL (Cassandra Query Language)
TinkerPop Gremlin infowith DSE Graph
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesC
C++
Java
C
C#
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresstored procedures and stored functionsnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingSharding infono "single point of failure"none
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesconfigurable replication factor, datacenter aware, advanced replication for edge computingnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Tunable Consistency infoconsistency level can be individually decided with each write operation
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyesnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoAtomicity and isolation are supported for single operationsACID 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.yesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardAccess rights for users can be defined per objectno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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AltibaseDatastax EnterpriseMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsAltibase is an enterprise grade open source DBMS . It allows for high performance...
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DataStax Enterprise is scale-out data infrastructure for enterprises that need to...
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Competitive advantagesSince its inception, Altibase has been renowned for its in-memory capabilities. Altibase...
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Supporting the following application requirements: Zero downtime - Built on Apache...
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Typical application scenariosAltibase has been deployed for over 6000 mission-critical use cases that demand hundreds...
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Applications that must be massively and linearly scalable with 100% uptime and able...
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Key customersSince 1999, Altibase has served over 600 enterprise clients including 9 Fortune Global...
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Capital One, Cisco, Comcast, eBay, McDonald's, Microsoft, Safeway, Sony, UBS, and...
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Market metricsOver 600 global enterprise clients including 8 Fortune Global 500 companies Over...
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Among the Forbes 100 Most Innovative Companies, DataStax is trusted by 5 of the top...
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Licensing and pricing modelsNo License Cost Altibase is an open source DBMS which includes its sharding Subscription...
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