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System Properties Comparison Amazon Redshift vs. LokiJS vs. Microsoft Access

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NameAmazon Redshift  Xexclude from comparisonLokiJS  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionLarge scale data warehouse service for use with business intelligence toolsIn-memory JavaScript DBMSMicrosoft 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 DBMSDocument storeRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score21.78
Rank#31  Overall
#19  Relational DBMS
Score0.32
Rank#233  Overall
#33  Document stores
Score130.07
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteaws.amazon.com/­redshiftlokijs.orgproducts.office.com/­en-us/­access
Technical documentationdocs.aws.amazon.com/­redshiftlokijs.org/­#/­docsmsdn.microsoft.com/­en-us/­library/­office/­ff604965.aspx
DeveloperAmazon (based on PostgreSQL)Microsoft
Initial release201220141992
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialOpen Sourcecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesnono
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Implementation languageCJavaScriptC++
Server operating systemshostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesnoyes
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 indexesrestrictedyes infovia viewsyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infodoes not fully support an SQL-standardnoyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
ODBC
JavaScript APIADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesAll languages supporting JDBC/ODBCJavaScriptC
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresuser defined functions infoin PythonView functions in JavaScriptyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnonenone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyesnonenone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnoyesno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate Consistencynone
Foreign keys infoReferential integrityyes infoinformational only, not enforced by the systemnoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDno infoatomic operations within a single collection possibleACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyes infoSerialization of a DB in a Node.JS/Cordova/PhoneGap environment. Usage of the IndexedDB-API in a browser.yes 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-standardnono infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003

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