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DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. EXASOL vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. EXASOL vs. Microsoft Access

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NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonEXASOL  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 FlinkHigh-performance, in-memory, MPP database specifically designed for in-memory analytics.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 modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.69
Rank#240  Overall
#19  Time Series DBMS
Score3.12
Rank#103  Overall
#52  Relational DBMS
Score133.83
Rank#9  Overall
#6  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.exasol.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationwww.exasol.com/­resourcesdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperApache Software FoundationExasolMicrosoft
Initial release201820001992
Current release1902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaC++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)Windows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesyesyes
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 SQLSQL-like query languageyesyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Native API
.Net
JDBC
ODBC
WebSocket
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Lua
Python
R
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesuser defined functionsyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersyesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyes infoHadoop integrationno
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency
Strong Consistency with Raft
Immediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoACIDACID 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 controlyesAccess rights for users, groups and roles according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
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Apache IoTDBEXASOLMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsApache IoTDB (Internet of Things Database) is a time series data management system...
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Competitive advantagesLow Cost and High Performance Tens of million points write throughput High compression...
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Typical application scenariosIoT / IIoT End-Edge-Cloud Collaboration Real-Time and Historian Time Series Analytics
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Key customersOver 200 customers worldwide, including Bosch, Siemens, Komat'su, Alibaba, etc.
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Market metrics185+ contributors and 10,000+ times monthly clones on GitHub Rank 7 by commits among...
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Licensing and pricing modelsOpen Source: Apache License v2.0 Pricing for commercial-/cloud-/edge-edition provided...
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