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DBMS > Amazon CloudSearch vs. Axibase vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Amazon CloudSearch vs. Axibase vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAmazon CloudSearch  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA hosted search engine service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationMicrosoft 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 modelSearch engineTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score2.20
Rank#120  Overall
#11  Search engines
Score0.21
Rank#285  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score145.09
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchaxibase.com/­docs/­atsd/­financewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­cloudsearchdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperAmazonAxibase CorporationMicrosoft
Initial release201220131992
Current release155851902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercialcommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemshostedLinuxWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyes
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.no
Secondary indexesyes infoall search fields are automatically indexednoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsHTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes infoautomatic partitioning across Amazon Search Instance as requiredShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infomanaged transparently by AWSSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID 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
User concepts infoAccess controlauthentication via encrypted signaturesno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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