DB-EnginesInfluxDB download bannerEnglish
Deutsch
Knowledge Base of Relational and NoSQL Database Management Systemsprovided by solid IT

DBMS > Apache IoTDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Access

System Properties Comparison Apache IoTDB vs. GBase vs. Hazelcast vs. IBM Db2 Event Store vs. Microsoft Access

Editorial information provided by DB-Engines
NameApache IoTDB  Xexclude from comparisonGBase  Xexclude from comparisonHazelcast  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 Event Store  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA lightweight IoT native database management system deployable on the device and syncing the collected data with the cloud and integrated with Hadoop and SparkAn analytical database for business intelligence with large customers in China.A widely adopted in-memory data gridDistributed Event Store optimized for Internet of Things use casesMicrosoft 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 DBMSKey-value storeEvent Store
Time Series DBMS
Relational DBMS
Secondary database modelsDocument store infoJSON support with IMDG 3.12
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.18
Rank#289  Overall
#24  Time Series DBMS
Score0.97
Rank#175  Overall
#88  Relational DBMS
Score9.27
Rank#46  Overall
#5  Key-value stores
Score0.36
Rank#256  Overall
#2  Event Stores
#18  Time Series DBMS
Score116.72
Rank#10  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Websiteiotdb.apache.orgwww.gbase8a.comhazelcast.comwww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-event-storewww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­access
Technical documentationhazelcast.org/­imdg/­docswww.ibm.com/­support/­knowledgecenter/­en/­SSGNPV_2.0.0/­welcome.htmldeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­access
DeveloperApache Software FoundationHazelcastIBMMicrosoft
Initial release2018200820171992
Current releaseGBase 8a4.2, March 20212.01902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019
License infoCommercial or Open SourceOpen Source infoApache Version 2.0commercialOpen Source infoApache Version 2; commercial licenses availablecommercial infofree developer edition availablecommercial infoBundled with Microsoft Office
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenonononono
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

Providers of DBaaS offerings, please contact us to be listed.
Implementation languageJavaJavaC and C++C++
Server operating systemsAll OS with a Java VM (>= 1.8)All OS with a Java VMLinux infoLinux, macOS, Windows for the developer additionWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLs
Data schemeyesschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyesyes
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.noyes infothe object must implement a serialization strategyno
Secondary indexesyesyesnoyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageSQL-like query languageyes infothrough the embedded Spark runtimeyes infobut not compliant to any SQL standard
APIs and other access methodsJDBCJCache
JPA
Memcached protocol
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DB2 Connect
JDBC
ODBC
RESTful HTTP API
ADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languages.Net
C#
C++
Clojure
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Python
Scala
C
C#
C++
Cobol
Delphi
Fortran
Go
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
Scala
Visual Basic
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoyes infoEvent Listeners, Executor Servicesyesyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Triggersnoyes infoEventsnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engine
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoReplicated MapActive-active shard replicationnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsIntegration with Hadoop and Sparkyesnono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemEventual Consistency with synchronizing with the cloudImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency selectable by user infoRaft Consensus AlgorithmEventual Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynononoyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanoone or two-phase-commit; repeatable reads; read commitednoACID infobut no files for transaction logging
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesNo - written data is immutableyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesYes - Synchronous writes to local disk combined with replication and asynchronous writes in parquet format to permanent shared storageyes 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.yesyesyes
User concepts infoAccess controlnoRole-based access controlfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003
More information provided by the system vendor
Apache IoTDBGBaseHazelcastIBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft Access
Specific characteristicsHazelcast is an in-memory computing platform that runs applications with extremely...
» more
Competitive advantagesHazelcast has an optimized, multi-threaded architecture that enables the highest...
» more
Typical application scenariosHazelcast powers many types of large-scale, data processing applications. A sample...
» more
Key customersHazelcast customers include 50 of the world’s largest financial services companies,...
» more
Licensing and pricing modelsHazelcast provides both open source and commercial software. The open source offering...
» 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 IoTDBGBaseHazelcastIBM Db2 Event StoreMicrosoft 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

The Apache Software Foundation Announces Apache® IoTDB™ as a Top-Level Project
23 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

Apache IoTDB now a Top-Level Project at ASF
23 September 2020, SDTimes.com

Apache Promotes IoT Database Project
25 September 2020, Datanami

The Apache® Software Foundation Welcomes its Global Community Online at ApacheCon@Home
21 September 2020, GlobeNewswire

news digest: Sentry now supports Google Web Vitals, Google plans to shut down Android Things console, and GitHub removes non-essential cookies - SD Times
21 December 2020, SDTimes.com

provided by Google News

Hazelcast Jet 4.4 Released - the Four-Year Anniversary Release as Seen by Scott McMahon
19 March 2021, InfoQ.com

Event Streaming Platform Market 2021- Key Strategy, Revenue, Opportunity and Key Trends -2026 | IBM, Hazelcast, SAS Institute Inc., Amazon, Crosser Technologies – KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper
16 April 2021, KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

Real-Time Analysis of Driver Behavior Using Machine Learning
14 April 2021, IoT World Today

In-Memory Data Grid Market Professional Market Research Report Covers, Future Trends, Past, Present Data and Deep Analysis 2021-2027 – IBM, Software AG, Hazelcast, Pivotal, GigaSpaces Technologies, Red Hat, TIBCO Software, and Scaleout Software Inc
16 April 2021, KSU | The Sentinel Newspaper

Hazelcast Extends the In-Memory Digital Integration Hub to the Cloud - PRNewswire
3 February 2021, PRNewswire

provided by Google News

How IBM Is Turning Db2 into an 'AI Database'
3 June 2019, Datanami

IBM releases Cloud Private for Data
29 May 2018, ZDNet

IBM Builds New Ultra-Fast Platform for Hoovering Up and Analyzing Data from Anywhere
31 May 2018, Data Center Knowledge

IBM simplifies analytics pricing
7 February 2018, ZDNet

Best cloud databases of 2021
9 March 2021, TechRadar

provided by Google News

Longitudinal assessment of symptoms and risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection in healthcare workers across 5 hospitals to understand ethnic differences in infection risk.
15 April 2021, The Lancet

Events Terms of Service
19 March 2021, MarketScale

Radio Belgrade safeguards its archive with Noa | Daily News | IBC
24 March 2021, IBC365

CARISMA Therapeutics Announces First Patient Dosed in Landmark Clinical Study Evaluating Engineered Macrophages in Humans
18 March 2021, PRNewswire

Carisma Therapeutics Begins Study of CAR Macrophage Therapy for HER2-Overexpressing Solid Tumors
18 March 2021, Precision Oncology News

provided by Google News

Job opportunities

Head of Developer Relations
Hazelcast, San Mateo, CA

MS Access Programer
Rattan Consulting, Oklahoma City, OK

Microsoft Access Consultant
GeBBS Consulting, Remote

Pedricktown - Utility Operator
Lubrizol, Pedricktown, NJ

Office Assistant IV
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, Washington, DC

Database Administrator
COMPETENT SYSTEMS, INC, Alpharetta, GA

jobs by Indeed




Share this page

Featured Products

AllegroGraph logo

Graph Database Leader for AI Knowledge Graph Applications - The Most Secure Graph Database Available.
Free Download

Datastax Astra logo

Build cloud-native apps fast with Astra, the open-source, multi-cloud stack for
modern data apps.
Get started with 5 GB free..

Neo4j logo

Get your free copy of the new O'Reilly book Graph Algorithms with 20+ examples for
machine learning, graph analytics and more.

MariaDB logo

SkySQL, the ultimate
MariaDB cloud, is here.

Get started with SkySQL today!

Couchbase logo

SQL + JSON + NoSQL.
Power, flexibility & scale.
All open source.
Get started now.

Present your product here