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DBMS > Axibase vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Postgres-XL

System Properties Comparison Axibase vs. GeoSpock vs. Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft Azure SQL Database vs. Postgres-XL

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NameAxibase  Xexclude from comparisonGeoSpock  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Access  Xexclude from comparisonMicrosoft Azure SQL Database infoformerly SQL Azure  Xexclude from comparisonPostgres-XL  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionScalable 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.)Database as a Service offering with high compatibility to Microsoft SQL ServerBased on PostgreSQL enhanced with MPP and write-scale-out cluster features
Primary database modelTime Series DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMSDocument store
Graph DBMS
Document store
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score0.31
Rank#262  Overall
#21  Time Series DBMS
Score0.30
Rank#263  Overall
#120  Relational DBMS
Score117.23
Rank#11  Overall
#7  Relational DBMS
Score66.99
Rank#17  Overall
#11  Relational DBMS
Score0.58
Rank#219  Overall
#106  Relational DBMS
Websiteaxibase.com/­products/­axibase-time-series-databasegeospock.comwww.microsoft.com/­en-us/­microsoft-365/­accessazure.microsoft.com/­en-us/­services/­sql-databasewww.postgres-xl.org
Technical documentationgithub.com/­axibase/­atsddocs.geospock.com/­Content/­Home.htmdeveloper.microsoft.com/­en-us/­accessdocs.microsoft.com/­en-us/­azure/­azure-sqlwww.postgres-xl.org/­documentation
DeveloperAxibase CorporationGeoSpockMicrosoftMicrosoft
Initial release2013199220102014 infosince 2012, originally named StormDB
Current release155852.0, September 20191902 (16.0.11328.20222), March 2019V1210 R1, October 2018
License infoCommercial or Open Sourcecommercial infoCommunity Edition (single node) is free, Enterprise Edition (distributed) is paidcommercialcommercial infoBundled with Microsoft OfficecommercialOpen Source infoMozilla public license
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenoyesnoyesno
DBaaS offerings (sponsored links) infoDatabase as a Service

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Implementation languageJavaJava, JavascriptC++C++C
Server operating systemsLinuxhostedWindows infoNot a real database server, but making use of DLLshostedLinux
macOS
Data schemeyesyesyesyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyes infoshort, integer, long, float, double, decimal, stringyesyesyesyes
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.nonoyesyes infoXML type, but no XML query functionality
Secondary indexesnotemporal, categoricalyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLSQL-like query languageANSI SQL for query only (using Presto)yes infobut not compliant to any SQL standardyesyes infodistributed, parallel query execution
APIs and other access methodsJDBC
Proprietary protocol (Network API)
RESTful HTTP API
JDBCADO.NET
DAO
ODBC
OLE DB
ADO.NET
JDBC
ODBC
ADO.NET
JDBC
native C library
ODBC
streaming API for large objects
Supported programming languagesGo
Java
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
C
C#
C++
Delphi
Java (JDBC-ODBC)
VBA
Visual Basic.NET
.Net
C#
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
PHP
Python
Ruby
.Net
C
C++
Delphi
Erlang
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
Tcl
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineTransact SQLuser defined functions
Triggersyesnoyes infosince Access 2010 using the ACE-engineyesyes
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesShardingAutomatic shardingnonehorizontal partitioning
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesSource-replica replicationnoneyes, with always 3 replicas available
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsyesnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynonoyesyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of datanonoACID infobut no files for transaction loggingACIDACID infoMVCC
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes infobut no files for transaction loggingyesyes
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 can be defined per tableno infoa simple user-level security was built in till version Access 2003fine grained access rights according to SQL-standardfine grained access rights according to SQL-standard

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