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System Properties Comparison Amazon DynamoDB vs. Axibase vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft Access vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAmazon DynamoDB  Xexclude from comparisonAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionHosted, scalable database service by Amazon with the data stored in Amazons cloudScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on HBase with integrated rule engine and visualizationSpatial and temporal data processing engine for extreme data scaleMicrosoft 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.)Based on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelDocument store
Key-value store
Time Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score69.12
Rank#17  Overall
#2  Document stores
#2  Key-value stores
Score0.28
Rank#264  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.29
Rank#262  Overall
#118  Relational DBMS
Score116.74
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score0.55
Rank#225  Overall
#108  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­dynamodbaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accesswww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­dynamodbgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accesswww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAmazonAxibase CorporationGeoSpockMicrosoft
Initial release2012201319922014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release155852.0, September 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 201910 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infofree tier for a limited amount of database operationscommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficeOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnoyesnono
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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptC++C
Server operating systemshostedLinuxhostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLsLinux
macOS
Data schemeschema-freeyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyes
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.nonoyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesyesnotemporal, categoricalyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoSQL-like query languageANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsRESTful HTTP APIJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languages.Net
ColdFusion
Erlang
Groovy
Java
JavaScript
Perl
PHP
Python
Ruby
Go
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineuser defined functions
Triggersyes infoby integration with AWS Lambdayesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingAutomatic shardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesSource-replica replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsno infomay be implemented via Amazon Elastic MapReduce (Amazon EMR)yesnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Immediate Consistency infocan be specified for read operations
Immediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACID infoACID across one or more tables within a single AWS account and regionnonoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.nono
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights for users and roles can be defined via the AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM)Access rights for users can be defined per tableno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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