DB-EnginesInfluxDB: Focus on building software with an easy-to-use serverless, scalable time series platformEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. Blueflood vs. Informix vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. Blueflood vs. Informix vs. Microsoft Access

Please select another system to include it in the comparison.

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonBlueflood  Xexclude from comparisonInformix  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionAn IoT native database with high performance for data management and analysis, deployable on the edge and the cloud and integrated with Hadoop, Spark and FlinkScalable TimeSeries DBMS based on CassandraA secure embeddable database from IBM, positioned besides IBM Db2 as a relatively low-cost product optimized for OLTP and Internet of Things dataMicrosoft 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 modelTime Series DBMSTime Series DBMSRelational DBMS infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypes compatible with MongoDBRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store
Spatial DBMS
Time Series DBMS infowith Informix TimeSeries Extension
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.46
Rank#248  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score0.00
Rank#362  Overall
#33  Time Series DBMS
Score23.25
Rank#34  Overall
#20  Relational DBMS
Score140.03
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgblueflood.iowww.ibm.com/­products/­informixwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationgithub.com/­rackerlabs/­blueflood/­wikiinformix.hcldoc.com
www.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­SSGU8G/­welcomeIfxServers.html
developer.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperApache Software FoundationRackspaceIBM, HCL Technologies infoEffective May 1st, 2017, HCL took on development, technical support, and product management teams, and works jointly with IBM on product strategy, marketing, and sales.Microsoft
Initial release2018201319841992
Current release14.10.FC5, November 20201902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0Open Source infoApache 2.0commercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaJavaC, C++ and JavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Linux
OS X
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyespredefined schemeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes infoSince Version 12.10 support for JSON/BSON datatypesyes
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 indexesyesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languagenoyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
HTTP RESTJDBC
JSON API infoMongoDB compatible
MQTT (Message Queue Telemetry Transport)
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C
C++
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesnoyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infobased on CassandraShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesselectable replication factor infobased on CassandraMulti-source replication
Source-replica replication
none
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparknonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Eventual Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency infobased on Cassandra
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACIDACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes 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.yesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlyesnoUsers with fine-grained authentication, authorization, and auditing controlsno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache IoTDBBluefloodInformixMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
» more
Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
» more
Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
» more
Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
» more
Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
» more

We invite representatives of system vendors to contact us for updating and extending the system information,
and for displaying vendor-provided information such as key customers, competitive advantages and market metrics.

Related products and services

We invite representatives of vendors of related products to contact us for presenting information about their offerings here.

More resources
Apache IoTDBBluefloodInformixMicrosoft Access
DB-Engines blog posts

MS Access drops in DB-Engines Ranking
2 May 2013, Paul Andlinger

Microsoft SQL Server regained rank 2 in the DB-Engines popularity ranking
3 December 2012, Matthias Gelbmann

New DB-Engines Ranking shows the popularity of database management systems
3 October 2012, Matthias Gelbmann, Paul Andlinger

show all

Recent citations in the news

Timecho, Founded by the Creators of Apache IoTDB, Raises Over US$10 Million First Fund for Open-Source Software R&D and Time-Series Database Solutions USA - English - USA - English
29 June 2022, PR Newswire

Security Bulletin 7 Sep 2022
7 September 2022, Cyber Security Agency of Singapore

provided by Google News

Global Relational Database Management System Market Insight | 2022-2027 | Estimated to Reach USD 118400 Million (Growing at a CAGR of 11.38%) | During Forecast Period
21 September 2022, Digital Journal

Barbara Boothe age, net worth, family, biography and latest updates
12 September 2022, Kemi Filani News

Infolob Appoints Yzelle Conrad as VP of Cloud Data & DevOps
28 August 2022, EnterpriseTalk

Software Engineer (Snr) at Parvana Recruitment
19 September 2022, IT-Online

Jonathan Rende Articles and Insights
12 August 2022, DevOps.com

provided by Google News

Microsoft fixes Access apps failing to open after July updates
22 July 2022, BleepingComputer

Microsoft investigates July updates breaking Access applications
15 July 2022, BleepingComputer

Global Surge Team Roster: Health Coordinator
19 September 2022, ReliefWeb

The 12 Best Features of Microsoft Access for Database Management - MUO
9 December 2021, MakeUseOf

Use Access 2007 to Get Started in Data Mining
12 January 2009, Database Journal

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Informix DBA
Ignite IT, Remote

Database Engineer
Dynamic Placement Services, LLC, Remote

Warehouse Shipping and Receiving Clerk
Inmar, Remote

Data Consultant
Vivanti Consulting, New York, NY

Data Entry Processor, Rx Returns
Inmar, Winston-Salem, NC

MS Access Programer
Rattan Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK

Data Analyst - MS Access Programming
Super Micro Computer, Inc., San Jose, CA

Administrative Assistant
Occidental Petroleum Corporation, The Woodlands, TX

Investigator
UnitedHealthcare, Minnetonka, MN

Maintenance Planner-Fish-1st Shift-6:00am-3:30pm-$34.03
Conagra Brands, Jackson, TN

jobs by Indeed



Share this page

Featured Products

Neo4j logo

Neo4j NODES 2022
Free online conference for developers and data scientists.
November 16/17 2022.
Register now for free!

Redis logo

The world’s most loved real‑time data platform.
Try free

The definitive guide for Cassandra

Imagine What You Could Do if Scalability Wasn‘t a Problem!
Download the Cassandra e-book for free!

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Vertica logo

Vertica Accelerator. The fastest analytics and machine learning, delivered as SaaS, with automated setup, administration, and management. Free trial.

Present your product here